Dr Oz: 500 Calorie Fast Food Meals
Okay, Dr. Oz is probably going to surprise a lot of you with his next advice, but he is ready to meet you where you eat to offer some healthy choices for the next time you visit your favorite fast food restaurant. He realizes the food is cheap, it is convenient and you love the way it tastes, so he is waving the white flag in hopes we can all come to a compromise. Dr. Oz surprised a lot of his fans when he visited various places like McDonald’s, Taco Bell and KFC to see what “healthy” options they had to offer. Do you think he was successful? Will he really decide it is *okay* for you to eat fast food every now and then?
Dr Oz: Healthy Fast Food Options?
Dr. Oz says he figured out a way for you eat what you love, but his solution might not be what you would expect! He shared tips to help you make the best choices while focusing on the number 500, which is the highest number of calories you should be eating when dining on fast food.
Dr Oz: 500-Calorie McDonald’s Meal
Dr. Oz shared ways to put together 500-calorie meals at some of your favorite fast food restaurants and he started with McDonald’s.
Hamburger: 250 calories
Kid’s Fries: 100 calories
Oatmeal Cookie: 150 calories
Dr. Oz knows everyone goes to McDonald’s for the burger, so he provided you with a meal that is 500 calories and includes not only a burger, but also french fries and dessert!
Dr Oz: Kentucky Fried Chicken 500-Calorie Meal
Let’s face it, if you are going to KFC you want to get fried chicken, right? Dr. Oz wants you to have what you love without depriving yourself, so he shared a 500-calorie meal to satisfy your KFC craving! He says it is okay to eat what you enjoy as long as you do not overdo it.
Original Recipe Fried Chicken Breast (eat with skin removed): 130 calories
Original Recipe Drumstick (eat with the skin on): 120 calories
Mashed potatoes, no gravy: 90 calories
Corn on the cob, 2 ears: 140 calories
This big meal actually comes in under 500 calories at 480!
Dr Oz: 500-Calorie Taco Bell Meal
Dr. Oz realizes most of us love Mexican food, so he even shared a 500-calorie meal for the next time you get a craving for Taco Bell. Just remember, enjoy your food, but just do not eat too much.
Fresco Chicken Soft Taco: 140 calories
Fresco Crunch Beef Taco: 150 calories
Black Beans and Rice: 200 calories
The key here is to order your meal with no cheese because it will add too many calories, but this is still a lot of food for only 490 calories. Are you ready to eat at Taco Bell tonight? Dr. Oz truly wants you to eat what you love without eating too much and compromising your overall health.