these 2 rather healthy alternatives to order at Mcdonald’s and Burger King

these 2 rather healthy alternatives to order at Mcdonald’s and Burger King
these 2 rather healthy alternatives to order at Mcdonald’s and Burger King

Although fast food menus are not known for being balanced, it is still possible to limit the damage provided you order these healthier alternatives.

Paying attention to your diet should not be synonymous with punishment and dietary restrictions. It is entirely possible to treat yourself by eating fast food from time to time. Provided choose the right menu. Indeed, who says fast food often means fatty and caloric meals with a hamburger, fries, sodas and ice cream on the menu. An appetizing menu but not really good for your health. However, by intelligently modifying your order, you can choose a nutritious menu even at McDonald’s and Burger King. These healthier options include items like grilled chicken, or protein-rich sandwiches. They are proof that fast food is not incompatible with a balanced diet.

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Recently, a dietician revealed which was the best sandwich to order at McDonald’s. And now, TikTok creator Amber (@amber_c_fitness), a weight loss coach, recently shared some of her top fast food picks, all of which contain less than 500 calories and are very rich in protein. From McDonald’s crispy chicken sandwich to Burger King’s double cheeseburger, there’s something for everyone.

1. McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich (McCrispy)

Despite its tempting name, this sandwich is surprisingly low in calories and high in protein, especially when compared to other items on the menu. Made with a tender chicken fillet, seasoned with a honey mustard sauce and served on toasted bread, this sandwich makes a tasty meal without excess calories.

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If the recipe is not the same depending on the country, in France this sandwich contains 495 calories and 24 grams of protein. The coach suggests serving it with apples or kids’ fries, for 100 extra calories, if you really want them.

2. The double cheeseburger from Burger King

With its two flame-grilled beef steaks topped with melted cheese, lettuce, onions, pickles and ketchup, this choice offers an appetizing taste without being too high in calories. In addition, beef steaks provide a significant amount of protein, essential for muscle repair and satiety. According to Amber, this sandwich contains approximately 460 calories and 27 grams of protein. Enough to have fun without excess.

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As a reminder, a woman must ingest between 1,600 to 2,000 calories per day if she is sedentary. This figure increases from 1,800 to 2,400 if she has a rather active lifestyle. With a meal costing less than 500 calories, fast food does not explode the day’s counter. As long as you do without soda and dessert.

Passionate about women’s news, Agathe has been deciphering the latest trends for aufeminin since 2022. Her favorite areas? Psychology, nutrition and well-being advice, without forgetting the tips…

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