Some healthy fast food choices include grilled chicken, broth- and vegetable-based soups and side salads. Specific options include Chick-fil-A's chargrill chicken sandwich on a whole-grain bun, Wendy's chili-topped baked... More »

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As of 2015, Burger King, Hardee's, Pizza Hut, Subway and Taco Bell all offer low-sodium fast food for affordable prices. The burger, chicken wrap, taco, salad and dessert options at all these locations contain low amount... More »

Wendy's, Chick-fil-A and Chipotle are a few fast-food restaurants that have gluten-free items as of 2015. Those with serious allergies should always double check with the restaurant to make sure that its kitchen does not... More »

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Children who eat three or more servings of fast food per week have an increased risk for developing chronic health conditions. Young children consuming a lot of fast food have a 27 percent chance of developing asthma, wh... More »

As of January 2015, the average American spends about $1,200 a year on fast food. Americans consume fast food twice a week, spending, on average, $12.50 per meal. Seventy percent of Americans consume fast food up to thre... More »

As of 2013, Subway is the largest fast food chain in the world; the Connecticut-based sandwich chain opened its 40,000th restaurant in August, 2013. At that time, Subway's chief development officer announced plans to add... More »

Serving fast food in schools helps to offset the cost of offering free and reduced-price lunches to students, a major advantage for cafeteria managers. One of the major drawbacks of offering fast food is that many of the... More »