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10 Fast Food Items With Less Calories Than You Think



When anyone thinks about fast food restaurants, the first thing that comes to mind is that they are unhealthy. Fast food is meant to be a convenient option for people on the go, and those who don’t have time to cook. While a lot of people will assume most of the choices are high in calories, the truth will actually shock you. Surprisingly, there are actually some menus items at fast food restaurants that are actually healthy and good for you. Let’s take a look at some of these healthy fast food items.

The average adult should consume 8,700 kilojoules, or 2080 calories. A quick tip to get a rough idea of how many calories are in a food item is to divide it by four (there are 4.184 kJ per calorie).

Chicken McNugget

McDonald’s popular 6 piece chicken McNuggets paired with one of their honey mustard has about 340 calories.

Shredded Chicken Burrito

Taco Bell’s Shredded Chicken Burrito is a soft tortilla filled with shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, Latin rice, and avocado ranch dressing. It has about 400 calories.