27 Apr '12, 12am

Six of your most pressing nutrition questions, answered:

Q: What is the best fast-food option? A: In the past few years, fast-food joints have made an effort to offer more healthy choices. Check the nutrition data for meals with about 300 to 500 calories and about 15 or more grams of protein. TACO BELL: The Fresco Chicken and Grilled Steak Soft Tacos are made without sour cream and cheese (150 calories, 4 g fat, 9 to 12 g protein). WENDY'S: A large chili with beef and beans has 40 percent of your daily fiber needs (310 calories, 9 g fat, 26 g protein). McDONALD'S: A single patty provides protein and iron without sauces or bacon (250 calories, 9 g fat, 12 g protein). Q: Is diet soda okay if I'm trying to lose weight? A: Yes. The recent news that drinking diet soda causes you to crave sweets and impede weight loss isn't supported by sound science. Studies linking the two are poorly designed and printed in lower-tier journals. The ...

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