Eating healthy at fast food places does not have to be an oxymoron anymore. Getting past the media hype about the fast food industry is really no more trying than anything else you do in life. The difference may only have to do with your focus at the moment. If your focus is being a victim then the fast food industry is bad. However, if you like being in control of what you choose to eat you will begin to feel the industry is getting a bad rap and it is up to you how you eat. Some ideas about this follows and a great resource is given at the end of this short article.
One of the ways to eat healthy at these places is to begin with the mindset that you are going to control the food you eat, how often you eat and the amount you eat. Other than that what else are you to worry about? There could be times that money may limit your choices depending on where you are at, but you can always go some place else.
One of the "some place else" places (dare I say it) could be the grocery store. Of course with this choice you have eliminated the dilemma all together. If you are faced with the problem of too little money and too little choice from the fast food place you could do a couple of things. Eat there with the best choices for your money and do not worry so much about it. Leave, go to the grocery store and buy something you would rather have that fits your healthy eating choices.
Lastly, the biggest problem with fast food places are the choices you make. There are healthy choices at almost every fast food place. Therefore it is up to you what you choose. It is also up to you how often you choose to eat and the amount you choose. Eating healthy at fast food places is only a problem if you choose to overlook the choices you would rather be making for yourself and indulging in food that is not good for you. But then, you may just want to live a little now and then and not worry about it.