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Eat a burger without jeopardizing your weight-loss goals.
In general, fast food is not synonymous with less belly fat. In fact, despite shifts towards lower-calorie and more naturally processed menu items, the industry as a whole has not done much to permanently escape its reputation as unhealthy.
Celebrity chef and nutritionist Serena Poon put it plainly: “If you’re being conscientious about belly fat, a fast-food burger probably isn’t going to be the best first choice for a meal. You’ll want to reach for a diet that is rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, whole grains, legumes, and high-quality protein instead.”
That doesn’t mean, however, that when faced with a pit stop at a row of fast-food restaurants, you can’t choose a sandwich that is slightly better for you than the most deluxe burger the joint has to offer. We consulted an array of experts and asked which hamburger they think poses the least concern, nutritionally speaking. Some of these options might even be able to be incorporated into a healthy diet where you continue to achieve your belly fat goals. Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, don’t miss Eating Habits to Lose Abdominal Fat As You Age, Say Dietitians.