Fast food doesn't reduce belly fat. Despite shifts toward lower-calorie and more naturally processed menu items, the industry hasn't done much to shed its unhealthy reputation.
Celebrity chef and nutritionist Serena Poon says, "If you're concerned about belly fat, a fast-food burger isn't a good choice." Instead, eat fresh vegetables and fruits, whole grains, legumes, and protein.
Per burger: 240 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 40g cholesterol, 370mg sodium, 11g carbs (3g fibre, 7g sugar), 13g proteinIf you want a healthier fast-food burger, Poon suggests wrapping a patty in lettuce.
In-N-protein-style Out's hamburger
510 calories, 10 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat, 45 g cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 49 g carbs per burger (0g fiber, 7 g sugar)Eating less meat can help you lose weight and keep it off. So, try a meatless burger.
2.Shroom Burger at Shake Shack
220 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated), 60 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 16 g proteinSerena Poon calls Five Guys' burgers "decent." She says their plain burgers have less sodium than most, so removing the bun makes them healthier.
Bunless Little Hamburger
626 calories, 32.3 g fat (9.5 g saturated, 0.2 g trans), 16.8 mg cholesterol, 1343.3 mg sodium, 61.9 g carbs (5.7 g fibre, 13.7 g sugar), 28 g protein per burger.This meatless burger has fewer fat and cholesterol calories than others. "Added plant ingredients and proteins can boost metabolism
4. Impossible Whopper
130 calories, 2.5 g fat, 70 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 3 g carbs (1 g fibre, 1 g sugar), 22 g protein per sandwich.
5. Freddy's chicken lettuce wrap