Tips to Make Fast Food Choices HealthierBy Prachi Priya - 4 October 2018
There are times when we crave for that cheesy pizza slice, burgers, fries etc and we also don’t want to spoil our week’s hard work of diet either. So, for it, there are many smart options to choose that helps one not load up with extra calories and to enjoy the fastfood. Take a look, as we bring some tips to make fast food choices healthier.
Eating in limitation
It is good to establish a routine as to how often you eat fast food. It is advised to limit it twice a month as eating in limitation is because you’re compromising quality and nutrients, so keeping a check is necessary.
Avoid fried and go for grilled
Going for grilled rather than fried makes it a good and healthier choice. This is because grilled is low on fat and has more of fibre with micro nutrients.
Look for quality ingredients
As per surveys it has been found that people now are going for quality and variety than just opting burger and fries. There are many restaurants too that offer healthy ingredients packed in the same fast food that you may be craving for. So go for quality ingredients and it will be the best to end up your fast food craving with not hampering your diet limitations too.
Do not drink your calories
One of the best things for a smarter fast food choice is to stop loading up caloric beverages. It is advised to better opt water or unsweetened lemon water. Several studies show that more sugar in food increases the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes, so should be avoided.
Have less of salt
Sodium should always be consumed like around 2,400 milligrams a day and in fast food especially, the salt content is more. So, it’s better to look towards your fast food intake.
Skipping toppings is another one to keep in mind as toppings adds fat, sugar, salt and calories to the body! So, make a smarter choice and avoid them.