19 Healthiest Fast-Food Meals for Weight Loss, According to RDs
When you think "fast food," a phrase that probably doesn't come to mind is "healthy food." However, in recent years, many fast food restaurants have started to expand their menus to offer more than just burgers and fries."Over the past few years, fast-food chains have realized the consumer is becoming increasingly health-conscious, and in order to keep up, they have added a ton of menu options for someone trying to stay healthy," notes Jonathan Valdez, RDN, owner of Genki Nutrition and spokesperson for New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.And if you're on a weight loss journey, that means that you will be able to find options that won't hinder your goals."Fast food gets a bad reputation, sometimes unrightfully so, for being super unhealthy because of the high-calorie density options (think lots of calories, in a small amount of food)," says Mike Gorski, RD, registered dietitian, fitness coach, and owner of MG FitLife. "However, losing weight comes down to eating fewer calories than you burn, and with a little pre-planning and creativity, you CAN be successful while still eating fast food."We asked dietitians for their picks for the healthiest fast food meals that will help you stay on track with your weight loss. Here are 19 of their picks. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthily, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!