Which of These Fast Food Items Is the Healthier Choice?

FOOD & DRINK

Talin Vartanian

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Almost everybody loves fast food, which comes in choices like pizza, pasta, burgers, subs and ice cream. While a majority of these types of food are considered to be unhealthy, there are a wide variety of healthy choices to choose from.

The word "healthy" in the context of this quiz involves fast food items that have a low-calorie count, a low fat count and a moderate-high protein count. A good choice would be a wrap that you can get at fast food joints, as well as single hamburgers. You can also opt for salads as well, but be careful as certain dressings contain a high amount of fat, sugar and calories.

Let's look at some examples of "healthy" fast food choices. The Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich at Chick-Fil-A only has 270 calories and 28 grams of protein, which is plenty to keep you full throughout the day. Another example is Subway's Roast Beef and Provolone Sandwich, which clocks in at 250 calories and 5 grams of fat.

This quiz features 40 images of "healthy" fast food choices (in comparison with other fast food rivals). All you have to do is determine which item is the healthy one! So without further ado, take this fast food quiz now to test your wits!

This sandwich has a calorie count of 280 and less than 4 grams of fat. Can you name it?

The KFC Honey BBQ Sandwich offers tasty honey and BBQ flavors without any of the guilt. You'll find only 280 calories and 1 gram of saturated fat in this sandwich.

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This coffee chain sells a breakfast wrap that clocks in at 290 calories. What's it called?

This breakfast wrap at Starbucks consists of feta cheese, egg whites and spinach for a healthy breakfast or snack. It also has 19 grams of protein.

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This sandwich has only 270 calories and 28 grams of proteins. What is it called?

The chargrilled chicken sandwich at Chick-Fil-A is the healthiest choice from this list, as it only has 270 calories and 1 gram of saturated fat. The 28 grams of protein is also enough to keep you full for several hours.

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This fast food item has only 180 calories per slice. Do you know what it is?

Papa John's Mediterranean Veggie Pizza has only 180 calories per pizza slice, as well as 7 grams of fat. The pizza consists of red onions, mushrooms and peppers.

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You'll find less than 500 calories in which of these foods?

Wendy's offers a relatively healthy salad at under 500 calories and 43 grams of protein. While the salad does have 16 grams of fat, it's still a healthier choice compared to the other options in the list.

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You can find 25 grams of carbs and 360 calories in which of these?

The single hamburger at Shake Shack has only 360 calories, as well as 26 grams of protein. If you get cheese on it though, expect these numbers to be a bit higher.

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Can you name this 360-calorie sandwich?

The grilled chicken sandwich at Burger King only has 360 calories and 7 grams of fat. It's topped with lettuce, tomato and mayo.

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This fast food meal has 7 grams of fat and 380 calories. Can you name it?

While McDonald's serves some high calorie foods, it does offer the 380-calorie Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich, which is packed with 37 grams of protein.

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Which of these fast food meals has only 320 calories?

Wendy's Ultimate Grill Sandwich clocks in at 320 calories and 7 grams of fat. The sandwich also has 28 grams of protein to keep you full throughout the day.

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You'll find less than 300 calories in the...?

The Subway Roast Beef and Provolone Sandwich features exactly 250 calories and 5 grams of fat. You'll also find a plethora of veggies in it, such as red onions, lettuce and tomatoes.

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Only 280 milligrams of sodium are found in the...?

This type of salad at Panera Bread has a very low sodium count, at just under 300 mg. It also has 25 grams of protein and 13 grams of fat.

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This sandwich has less than 400 calories and 8 grams of fat. What is it called?

Arby's Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich is the healthiest choice here since it has less than 400 calories and only 8 grams of fat. It also has 41 grams of protein and 2 grams of saturated fat.

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Only 300 calories are found in...?

A McDonald's Classic Cheeseburger clocks in at only 300 calories, which is much lower than the other 3 items on this list. It also has only 12 grams of fat.

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Which of these fast food items has only 300 calories?

While Quiznos Veggie Guacamole might be the obvious choice, this sandwich actually has 1240 calories for a 12-inch sub! The egg McMuffin at McDonald's, on the other hand, has only 300 calories.

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Which of these fast food items only has 330 calories?

This type of burrito at Taco Bell only has 330 calories, as well as 7 grams of fat. Unlike most fast food items, it also has no cholesterol.

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You'll find a low calorie count and lots of protein in the...?

The healthier choice here is the Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken at Panera Bread, which has a calorie count of 285. It also has 17 grams of protein to keep you full all day long.

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This fast food joint is known for their donuts and the healthy...?

The Dunkin' Donuts Egg White Veggie Flatbread has only 330 calories and 18 grams of protein. It also has a moderate amount of fat, which is about 14 grams.

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This fried chicken joint serves which low-calorie item?

The KFC Oven Roasted Twister has only 330 calories and 50 mg of cholesterol. If you get it with sauce though, expect these numbers to be higher.

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This chicken item has only 260 calories. What's it called?

The extra crispy tenders at KFC are relatively "healthy" compared to the other items on this list, as they only have 260 calories. You'll also find 14 grams of fat in these tenders.

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You'll only find 200 calories per slice of the...?

The garden fresh pizza at Papa John's only has 200 calories per slice, which is far lower than most other pizzas at fast food joints. These pizzas also have 16 grams of protein per slice.

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You'll only find 260 calories and 8 grams of fat in the...?

McDonalds Grilled Snack Wrap with Honey Mustard only has 260 calories and 8 grams of fat, making it the better choice here. It also has 18 grams of protein.

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This fast food item has 17 grams of fat. Can you guess what it is?

While the fat content in this salad seems slightly high, it's still small in comparison to the other fast food items in the list. The salad also has a trade off of only 340 calories.

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Only 230 calories are present in each slice of the...?

This thin-crust pizza at Pizza Hut only has 230 calories per slice, and a plethora of veggies. Some of these includes spinach, mushrooms and red onions.

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You can find 9 grams of fat and 280 calories in which of these foods?

The chicken fajita pita at Jack in the Box features only 280 calories and 9 grams of fat. You'll also find 21 grams of protein, as well as a low saturated fat count.

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This Asian-style fast food joint serves the...?

Panda Express Broccoli Beef only has 325 calories and 6 grams of fat. It also consists of minimal ingredients: broccoli, beef and sauce.

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Which of these items is served at the fast food joint that is also home of the whopper?

While Burger King may be known for their whoppers, they also have some relatively healthy choices. One of these is the BK veggie burger, and if you get it without mayo, you're only looking at 310 calories.

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Can you guess which of these fast food items only has 180 calories?

The chargrilled chicken garden salad at Chick-Fil-A clocks in at 180 calories, but that's without dressing. It also has only 6 grams of fat and 3 grams of saturated fat.

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Which of these fast food items has only 320 calories?

If you get the Jr. burger at Sonic, you're only looking at 320 calories, which is far lower than the other items on this list. It also has 16 grams of fat.

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The southwest flavors in this meal only add up to 400 calories. What is it called?

Moe's Southwest Grill Burrito Bowl only has 400 calories, but doesn't sacrifice quality or flavor. It's packed with rice, beans, cheese, chicken and other toppings.

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This fast food item has 8 grams of fat and 330 calories. What do you think it is?

The Burrito Bowl with Steak and Pinto Beans at Chipotle only has 8 grams of fat and 330 calories. It can also be customized with a variety of veggies of your choice.

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Which of these fast food menu items has 34 grams of protein and only 295 calories?

Carl's Jr Charbroiled Chicken Salad has less than 300 calories and plenty of protein to keep you full throughout the day. It also has only 21 grams of carbs.

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Can you guess which of these fast food items has less than 500 calories?

The Potbelly Mediterranean Sandwich has exactly 470 calories and 13 grams of fat. It's packed with flavorful veggies like cucumbers and peppers.

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This fast food joint offers a variety of free toppings on their...?

The little hamburger at Five Guys comes with a variety of free toppings, as well as a relatively low-calorie count of 480 calories (at least compared to the other fast food items in this list). It also has 26 grams of fat.

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Under 200 calories are present in the...?

The wake-up wrap at Dunkin Donuts only has 180 calories and 11 grams of fat. It doesn't sacrifice on flavor either, as it features egg and cheese.

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This sweet treat only has about 230 calories. Can you name it?

A small cone at Dairy Queen will only run you about 230 calories, which is pretty small in comparison with many other desserts. There are also only 7 grams of fat present in this cone.

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