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.

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.

Fast Food’s Health Kick

The Healthy Drive-Thru
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.

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

150 calories
For mornings when you’re not hung over

Digestible: Healthy Fast Food App
Digestible: Healthy Fast Food App

99¢
How did anyone stay thin before iPhones?

Digestible: Taco Bell Cheese Roll-Up
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.

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

280 calories
Neither glazed nor filled with kreme

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

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

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

326 calories
From the “something different” menu section

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

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

Debatable: Subway Veggie Delite®
Debatable: Subway Veggie Delite®

230 calories
Eat one now and be hungry 12 minutes later

Debatable: BK Veggie® Burger
Debatable: BK Veggie® Burger

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

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

330 calories
Envious stares while watching your friends eat not included

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

50 calories
Finger lickin’ processed cheese

Debatable: Arby’s Roast Chopped Farmhouse Salad
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.”

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

150 calories
The diet dish of choice for 1958

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

$5
Featuring noted exercise instructor Ronald McDonald

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

480 calories
Little + thick = unappetizing oxymoron

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

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

Disgusting: Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad
Disgusting: Dairy Queen Grilled Chicken Salad

330 calories
For when your kids need to be punished

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

330 calories
“Veg it”? Don’t do it!