Fast Food’s Health Kick

  1. The Healthy Drive-Thru
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    The Healthy Drive-Thru

    From Arby’s to Mickey D’s, fast-food restaurants are supersizing their healthy food options. A guide to thinner living at the drive-thru.

    7-Eleven aims to have 20 percent of its sales come from fresh food by 2015.

  2. Digestible: McDonald’s Fruit ’N Yogurt Parfait
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    Digestible: McDonald’s Fruit ’N Yogurt Parfait

    150 calories
    For mornings when you’re not hung over

  3. Digestible: Healthy Fast Food App
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    Digestible: Healthy Fast Food App

    99¢
    How did anyone stay thin before iPhones?

  4. Digestible: Taco Bell Cheese Roll-Up
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    Digestible: Taco Bell Cheese Roll-Up

    190 calories
    Wait, this isn’t made of Doritos?

    The FDA is poised to pass ­legislation forcing all ­restaurants to post calorie counts.

  5. Digestible: Dunkin’ Donuts Turkey Sausage ­Flatbread
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    Digestible: Dunkin’ Donuts Turkey Sausage ­Flatbread

    280 calories
    Neither glazed nor filled with kreme

  6. Digestible: IHOP Simple & Fit Whole Wheat Pancakes
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    Digestible: IHOP Simple & Fit Whole Wheat Pancakes

    460 calories
    With enough syrup, you can’t taste the whole wheat

  7. Digestible: Jack in the Box Chicken Fajita Pita
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    Digestible: Jack in the Box Chicken Fajita Pita

    326 calories
    From the “something different” menu section

  8. Debatable: Dr. Oz’s Fast Food Diet
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    Debatable: Dr. Oz’s Fast Food Diet

    1,500 calories per day
    Two fries, one Coke, and that’s it, folks!

  9. Debatable: Subway Veggie Delite®
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    Debatable: Subway Veggie Delite®

    230 calories
    Eat one now and be hungry 12 minutes later

  10. Debatable: BK Veggie® Burger
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    Debatable: BK Veggie® Burger

    410 calories
    How many vegetarians will it take to put BK out of business?

  11. Debatable: Denny’s Fit Fare® Veggie Skillet
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    Debatable: Denny’s Fit Fare® Veggie Skillet

    330 calories
    Envious stares while watching your friends eat not included

  12. Debatable: Sargento® Light String Cheese at KFC
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    Debatable: Sargento® Light String Cheese at KFC

    50 calories
    Finger lickin’ processed cheese

  13. Debatable: Arby’s Roast Chopped Farmhouse Salad
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    Debatable: Arby’s Roast Chopped Farmhouse Salad

    240 calories
    With a severed-finger dressing

    In October, Arby’s introduced a ­sleeker logo and rolled out an ad campaign ­playing up the company’s “­freshness.”

  14. Disgusting: Steak ’n Shake Cottage Cheese with Pineapple Ring
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    Disgusting: Steak ’n Shake Cottage Cheese with Pineapple Ring

    150 calories
    The diet dish of choice for 1958

  15. Disgusting: McDonald’s 15 Minute Workout DVDs
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    Disgusting: McDonald’s 15 Minute Workout DVDs

    $5
    Featuring noted exercise instructor Ronald McDonald

  16. Disgusting: Hardee’s Low Carb Little Thickburger®
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    Disgusting: Hardee’s Low Carb Little Thickburger®

    480 calories
    Little + thick = unappetizing oxymoron

  17. Disgusting: Chick-fil-A Carrot & Raisin Salad
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    Disgusting: Chick-fil-A Carrot & Raisin Salad

    260 calories
    Your third-grade bagged-lunch nightmare come to life

  18. Disgusting: Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad
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    Disgusting: Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad

    330 calories
    For when your kids need to be punished

  19. Disgusting: Carl’s Jr. Veg It.® Fried Zucchini
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    Disgusting: Carl’s Jr. Veg It.® Fried Zucchini

    330 calories
    “Veg it”? Don’t do it!