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Healthy Fast Food Lunch Picks

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Panera Bread

Best Salad: Fandango Salad: mixed greens with walnuts, gorgonzola, orange slices, and fat-free raspberry dressing
390 calories
27 g fat, 7 g saturated fat
530 mg sodium
6 g fiber
12 g protein

Best Sandwich: Smoked Turkey Breast Sandwich on Sourdough
430 calories
14 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat
1,820 mg sodium
3 g fiber
29 g protein

Best Soup: Low-Fat Vegetarian Moroccan Tomato Lentil Soup
120 calories
1.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat
730 mg sodium
6 g fiber
7 g protein

Worst Overall: Italian Combo Sandwich
1,110 calories
56 g fat, 20 g saturated fat
3,220 mg sodium
5 g fiber
61 g protein

Takeout Tip: Go for the soup or salad here. All the sandwiches -- even our top pick -- are fairly high in sodium.

Next:  Subway

 

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connie375 wrote:

Info & Place Options limited, but enough info to figure it out. Would be helpful if "how" to choose short-cut included. Diabetics are a whole different animal. They need their own section.

4/26/2011 09:57:52 AM Report Abuse
Debbie_Hall wrote:

Carbs are the absolute most important thing to know for a diabetic. It's too bad that the carbs are rarely mentioned by fitness magazine. Most of the recipes and food articles look good, but they are just shy of enough information for me to use. What a shame.

3/24/2011 10:52:35 AM Report Abuse
lumib wrote:

Great! I have 3 of these places close by. Will definitely use these options when I go to lunch. Thank you for that!

7/22/2010 10:36:45 AM Report Abuse
rschallert wrote:

Thanks, this feature will be helpful, when I need to eat lunch out.

7/8/2010 10:12:58 AM Report Abuse
marlum wrote:

They are not saying to only eat 140 calories for lunch...they are just giving low cal options. And as for two not being available in the west coast... only one is available where I live...but I'm not complaining, I appreciate all the information I am given. Buck up and do a little research on your own if its that big of a deal. Not everything should be handed to you on a silver platter. I lost 35 pounds by watching what I eat and looking at nutritional values of food...even fast food. 5'7'' 135

6/24/2010 10:57:31 AM Report Abuse

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