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Choosing Low-Fat Items at Fast Food Restaurants

How to Avoid Moderate and High Fat Items

 

Lower Fat Choices

Moderate Fat Choices

High Fat Choices

Dairy Foods

  • Low-fat (skim or 1%) milk
  • Frozen yogurt
  • Low-fat milk shakes
  • 2% milk
  • Soft-serve ice cream
  • Milk shakes
  • Whole milk
  • Hard ice cream

Starches

  • Bagels
  • English Muffins
  • Pancakes, waffles
  • Cereals
  • Bread sticks
  • Baked potatoes
  • Small order French fries
  • Cornbread
  • Biscuit, croissant
  • Hash browns
  • Large order French fries
  • Curly, cheese or other fries
  • Pastry, pie or brownie

Salad Bar

  • Salad
  • Carrot, celery sticks
  • Pasta
  • Fresh fruit
  • Soups, not cream-based
  • Low-fat dressing
  • Chicken, tuna salad
  • Cole slaw
  • Macaroni/potato salad
  • Olives, croutons
  • Bacon bits
  • More than 2 tbsp. of dressing Cream-based soups

Meats/Main Dishes

  • Chicken filet
  • Chicken fajitas
  • Grilled chicken sandwich
  • Chili with beans
  • Plain hamburgers
  • Vegetable pizza
  • Chicken/turkey/ham/Roast beef sandwich or sub
  • Bean burrito
  • Cheeseburgers
  • Steak sandwiches
  • Fried chicken
  • Fried chicken sandwich
  • Fried fish, fried fish sandwich
  • Fish or chicken nuggets
  • "Super" "deluxe" or "supreme" sandwich or burger
  • Sausage, pepperoni, or extra cheese pizza
  • Bacon burger
  • Breakfast biscuits (egg with sausage or steak)
  • Sausage, bacon

Sauces

  • Catsup
  • Mustard
  • Barbecue Sauce

 

  • Mayonnaise
  • Mayo-type sauces
  • Alfredo sauce
  • Hollandaise sauce
  • Added butter or margarine

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