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Published Date: September 20, 2013

Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Fast Food

(HealthDay News) -- As teens grow more independent, they need to make healthier food choices without depending on advice from mom and dad ... even at a fast-food restaurant.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests:

  • Instead of a fried chicken sandwich, opt for a chicken fajita.

  • Instead of a super-sized burger with high-fat toppings, opt for a lean burger.

  • In lieu of fries, select a baked potato.

  • Instead of ice cream, choose nonfat frozen yogurt topped with fruit.

  • Order a salad and choose low-fat dressing.

  • Ask for water, skipping a milkshake or soda.


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