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Don't Let Fast Food Weigh You Down

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by Lindsay Hutton

Fast food should never be a staple in your diet, but as a busy parent, sometimes your only option for an on-the-go meal is the closest burger joint. Read on to find tips for making healthier food choices at your favorite chain -- your health (and waistline) will thank you.

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Do Your Research


If you take the time to do a little fact-searching now, you'll be armed with knowledge the next time you find yourself in a fast food dilemma. Most restaurants provide the nutritional content of their meals online, and you'll find that some fast food staples contain an entire day's worth of salt, fat, and calories. Doing a quick Internet search will help you avoid any calorie pitfalls and allow you to find a meal that satisfies you...and your health.

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Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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