The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that fast food accounts for more than 15 percent of daily calories for people in their 20s and 30s.
Most everyone knows that there are healthier options to fast food; but sometimes convenience overrules nutrition. If you are on a road trip, late to work, or just don't have time to make dinner for the kids, the drive-thru can seem like the ONLY option.
So, how do you eat SMART at the drive-thru?
Kimberly A. Tessmer, RDN, LD, is a published author and consulting dietitian whose philosophy is, "Permanent lifestyle changes must be made for successful weight loss, long-term weight maintenance and good health."
Kim offers a cheat sheet for some of the most popular chains and what to eat when you are on the go.