• Fast Food

  • Fast Food

Fast food can contain a lot of sodium, so it's best to look at the nutrition facts on the menu items. Restaurant chains are required to have nutritional information available upon request.

Healthier Choices

Breakfast sandwich with egg on a bagel, croissant or English muffin, without sausage, ham, bacon or cheese

Single patty or small hamburger with lettuce, onion, mayonnaise, mustard or 1 packet of ketchup

Fish fillet sandwich with lettuce, onion, mayonnaise or a small amount of tartar sauce no cheese (TIP: If grilled fish is available choose it instead of breaded, fried fish.)

Chicken sandwich, chicken wrap or chicken nuggets with mayonnaise or minimal sweet and sour dipping sauce

Side salad or grilled chicken salad with dressing on the side

Small order onion rings or fried zucchini, small amount of sauce or ketchup

Soft taco with ground beef, grilled steak, chicken or fish, topped with lettuce, onion, cilantro, sour cream and small amount of salsa or hot sauce

Apple slices, fruit cup or apple pie for dessert

Lemon-lime soda, lemonade, brewed tea or water

Choose Sparingly

Biscuits or breakfast sandwich on a biscuit with cheese, sausage, ham or bacon

Cheeseburger or double patty burger with cheese, pickle, special sauce, salt or grilling seasoning

Burger with chili, bacon or cheese which add sodium and phosphorus

Fish sandwich with cheese and pickles; excess dressing or tartar sauce

Hot dog, corn dog or sausage sandwich

Pastrami or cheese steak sandwich

Burrito with beans and cheese

French fries with ketchup - A double source of potassium and sodium

Chili cheese fries or fried cheese sticks

Milkshake or ice cream, chocolate sauce and nuts

Cola or other beverages with phosphate additives

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