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What To Feed Your Child At Fast Food Restaurants When You Have No Choice

Okay, so nobody wants to feed their kid fast food, but sometimes you have no choice. What follows is not the "best" thing to choose at popular fast food places, but more like the "least evil" thing to choose.

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1. McDonald's: Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich.

380 Calories, 37 Grams Protein, 6 Grams of Fat. Go even lighter and remove the chicken from the bun and cut it up into small pieces perfect for your little one's small hands.
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380 Calories, 37 Grams Protein, 6 Grams of Fat. Go even lighter and remove the chicken from the bun and cut it up into small pieces perfect for your little one's small hands.

2. Burger King: Tendergrill Chicken Sandwich

420 Calories, 32 Grams Protein, 18 Grams Fat. Cutting the mayo reduces the fat to only 6 Grams.
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420 Calories, 32 Grams Protein, 18 Grams Fat. Cutting the mayo reduces the fat to only 6 Grams.

3. Carl's Jr./Hardee's: The Original Turkey Burger.

380 Calories, 29 Grams Protein, 10 Grams Fat (no Mayo).
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380 Calories, 29 Grams Protein, 10 Grams Fat (no Mayo).

4. Wendy's: Grilled Chicken Wrap

270 Calories, 20 Grams Protein, 11 Grams Fat.
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270 Calories, 20 Grams Protein, 11 Grams Fat.

5. Taco Bell: Any taco from the "Fresco" menu.

For example, a chicken fresco has 140 Calories, 3.5 Grams Fat, 10 Grams Protein.
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For example, a chicken fresco has 140 Calories, 3.5 Grams Fat, 10 Grams Protein.

6. 6. When in doubt, use the simple rule: Grilled Chicken > Ground Beef > Fried Chicken.

Generally speaking, if you have to choose between a crispy chicken sandwich and a burger, the burger is often much healthier.

Also, sauce is NOT your friend.

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