Fast-Food Swap: Salads (1/3)

Are salads better than burgers? Not always. Check out these fast-food salad swaps for healthier menu options

Taco Bell

Taco Bell

Need a Taco Bell fix? The Fiesta Taco Salad isn’t the healthiest menu pick. Go for a Fresco Chicken Soft Taco instead to save 680 calories, 40 grams of fat and 1,020 milligrams of sodium. Or choose anything from the Fresco menu: Each item has nine grams of fat or less. Olé!

Instead of: Fiesta Taco Salad

850 calories
45 grams fat (11 grams saturated fat)
1,690 milligrams sodium

Order this: Fresco Chicken Soft Taco

170 calories
5 grams fat (1.5 grams saturated fat)
670 milligrams sodium

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