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The Fast Food Diet

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

What's on the Fast Food Menu?

Fast food has become part of the American way of life. It fits into our busy schedules, it's fast, it's tasty and although it gets a bad wrap for the most part, fast food really can be an option for dieters.

The following calorie-wise selections may not be perfect when it comes to fat and carb content, but they are true nuggets for those calorie counters.

We want to make it clear that Diet Bites isn't promoting a fast-food way of life, but the calorie-wise choices below may help dieters keep a lid on calories without blowing their diet plan when they find a need to do fast food from time-to-time.

We also have calorie and nutritional listing for hundreds of menu items for the fast food establishments below that we'll highlight at the end of this article.

Keep in mind that calorie-content isn't an exact science.

Whenever a restaurant amends the recipe or decreases the size of the menu item, nutritional values are changed.

In addition, calorie content is effected by the methods used for determining calories, as well as the feed fed to the animal or plant in order to produce the final menu item.

Diet Bites Fast Food Diet Plan

MCDONALD'S - more calories

Small Hamburger - 260 calories
Small Fry - 230 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 490 calories

Fillet O Fish - 400 calories
Side Salad with Low Fat Balsamic Dressing - 57 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 457 calories

Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken - 260 calories
Low Fat Balsamic 40 calories
Ice Cream Cone - 150 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 450 calories

Chicken McNuggets - 250 calories
1 pack Honey, BBQ or Sweet n Sour Sauce - 50 calories
Apple Dippers with Low Fat Caramel Dip - 100 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 400 calories

TACO BELL - more info

1/2 Taco Bell Salad (the full blown big salad) 450 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 450 calories

1 Cheese Quesadilla - 490 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 490 calories

Gordita BajaŽ - Chicken - 320 calories
Taco SupremeŽ - Beef - Fresco Style - 150 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 470 calories

1 Taco Bell Nachos - 310 calories
1 Beef  Taco, Fresco Style - 150
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 460 calories

WENDY'S - see more items...

Wendy's Jr. Hamburger - 284 calories
Small (6 ounce) Frosty - 149 calories

Total Calories - 433 calories

Wendy's 4-piece chicken nuggets - 200 calories
Small Fry - 290 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 490 calories

BURGER KING

4-piece Chicken Tenders - 179 calories
Small Fry - 245 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 424 calories

Burger King Small Hamburger - 333 calories
1/2 pack of Small Fries - 123 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 456 calories

JACK IN THE BOX

Egg Rolls - 3 for 400 calories
Sweet n Sour Sauce - 45 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 445 calories

Beef Monster TacoŽ - 240 calories
Asian Chicken Salad - 140 calories
Diet Drink - 0 calories
Total Calories - 380 calories

Related Articles

For more caloric and nutritional information on the highlighted restaurant establishments, these articles can assist:

MCDONALD'S

TACO BELL

JACK IN THE BOX

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