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Healthy Fast Food Meals for Less than 500 Calories

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Updated February 15, 2014

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Bypass the burger and fries in favor of these healthy fast food meals for less than 500 calories.

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Healthy fast food meals for less than 500 calories? That used to mean a paltry salad and some not-so-yummy low-cal dressing. But these days, it's completely possible to get a tasty, filling meal without blowing your calorie budget. Check out these fast food meals for less than 500 calories:

 

 

 

 

You can find complete nutrition information for these fast food meals -- and many other restaurants -- using About.com's Calorie Count. You can also keep track of your caloric intake with an online food diary ... all for free! Check it out.

  • Arby's
    Grilled Chicken Fillet Sandwich (hold the mayo)
    Fruit Cup
    Total: 344 calories
  • Au Bon Pain
    Thai Chicken Salad
    Red Lentil Mango Stew
    Total: 420 calories
  • Burger King
    BK Veggie Burger without cheese (hold the mayo)
    Strawberry-Flavored Applesauce
    Total: 430 calories

    Tendergrill Chicken Garden Salad
    Ken's Fat-Free Ranch Dressing
    Strawberry-Flavored Applesauce
    Total: 390 calories

     

     

     

     

    • Chick-fil-A
      Chick-fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich
      Fruit Cup
      Total: 370 calories

      Chick-fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Garden Salad
      Hearty Breast of Chicken Soup, small
      Total: 320 calories

    • McDonald's
      Asian Salad with Chicken (grilled)
      Newman's Own Low-Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette
      Fruit 'N Yogurt Parfait (snack size; hold the granola)
      Total: 470 calories

      Premium Grilled Chicken Sandwich
      Apple Dippers
      Total: 455 calories

    • Subway
      Turkey Breast 6" sandwich (no mayo)
      Veggie Delite Salad
      Fat-Free Italian Dressing
      Total: 375 calories

      Roast Beef 6" sandwich (no mayo)
      Tomato Garden Vegetable Soup with Rotini
      Total: 390 calories

    • Wendy's
      Mandarin Chicken Salad
      Low-Fat Honey Mustard Dressing
      Low-Fat Strawberry Yogurt (hold the granola)
      Total: 420 calories

      Ultimate Chicken Grill Sandwich
      Mandarin Orange Cup
      Total: 450 calories

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