What To Eat When Eating Out - KFC Won't Blow Your Diet!

Whenever I think of KFC, I think of fried chicken and biscuits. KFC actually has more healthy options than many fast food restaurants. Find out more.

Article Summary:
  • Oprah has recently endorsed KFC's new grilled chicken.
  • Despite your first impressions KFC has several choices to fit your diet.
  • Some of the side dishes are good choices too. Minus the butter of course.

  • What to Eat When Eating Out - KFC
    A Guide to Achieving Your Fitness Goals on the Road!

    Oprah backs it so why can't you? She has publicly battled her weight for all to see (and to help others address their own ups and downs on the scale and how this affects their life) and recently endorsed KFC's new grilled chicken. So, is KFC a healthy restaurant?

    So, Is KFC A Healthy Restaurant?
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    So, Is KFC A Healthy Restaurant?


    A Look Up Close: KFC

      Whenever I think of KFC, I think of fried chicken and biscuits. It isn't exactly the restaurant you plug into your GPS for healthy, clean eating. But, KFC actually has more healthy options than many fast food or quick service restaurants. And, you can modify their menu items as well. The best meal options on KFC's menu are in red.

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    Good Bets At KFC

    Item Calories Protein Fat Carbs Sugar
    Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad Without Dressing And Croutons 190 29 6 5 3
    Roasted Chicken BLT Salad Without Dressing 200 30 7 7 5
    Chicken Breast Without Skin Or Breading 140 29 2 1 0
    Grilled Chicken Breast 180 35 4 0 0
    Strips 310 32 15 11 2
    Caesar Side Salad Without Dressing And Croutons 35 3 2 2 1
    House Salad Without Dressing 15 0 0 2 2
    KFC Snacker With Or Strip Without Sauce 230 15 7 27 4
    KFC Snacker Or Strip, Buffalo 240 15 7 29 4
    Double Crunch Sandwich With Or Strip Without Sauce 360 27 4 33 4
    Tender Roast Twister Without Sauce 340 29 7 41 4
    Tender Roast Sandwich Without Sauce 300 34 4 28 4
    Toasted Wrap With Or Without Sauce 270 17 11 26 2

      Check Out KFC's Complete Nutritional Information Here.


    Conclusion

    KFC isn't the worst place you could eat. In fact, there are many options on the KFC menu that won't blow your diet. And, this chain has made strides to include more healthy options on the menu which means they are heading in a very positive direction. They still serve their base customers but have some healthy food for those of us looking for a fit body and clean arteries.

    About The Author:

    Marie Spano is a leading authority on translating the latest nutrition and exercise science research into real life applications. Ms. Spano has also helped professional and Olympic athletes and Fortune 500 executives enhance their health and performance through sound nutrition practices. She is a regular contributor to Bodybuilding.com. For more information see: www.mariespano.com.

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