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Calories in Fast Food Salad Dressing

Which Fast Food Salad Dressing Is Healthiest?

Sometimes, there's no way to hide from the fast food drive-through. Luckily, most restaurants have a healthy menu for you choose from, although with the long ingredient lists on some of these products, "healthier" is relative.

Salad offerings at fast food restaurants are no different; although the base of lettuce and other vegetables is good news for your healthier eating pledge, large dressing packets can be your diet's downfall. Before you pour on the sauce, check out the calorie stats of salad dressings from five top fast food restaurants.

Calories Total fat (g) Sat fat (g) Trans fat (g) Sodium (mg) Sugars (g) Cholesterol (mg)

McDonald's Newman's Own Ranch

170 15 2.5 0 530 4 20
Burger King Ken's Ranch
190 20 3 0.5 560 1 20
Wendy's Classic Ranch Dressing
200 22 3.5 0.5 380 2 20
Jack in the Box Bacon Ranch Dressing
260 26 4 0.5 700 2 30
Taco Bell Spicy Avocado Ranch Dressing 80 8 1 0 120 0 10

Check out the healthier Italian dressing options after the break.

 

Calories Total fat (g) Sat fat (g) Trans fat (g) Sodium (mg) Sugars (g) Cholesterol (mg)

McDonald's Newman's Own Low Fat Italian

60 2.5 0 0 730 1 0
Burger King Ken's Light Italian 120 11 2 0.5 450 1 20
Wendy's Italian Vinaigrette 140 12 1.5 0 360 7 0
Jack in the Box Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette 35 1.5 0 0 480 3 0
Taco Bell Zesty Dressing 200 20 3.5 0 250 1 10

Most of the restaurants have many more dressings to choose from, but the Italian dressing options are some of the healthiest. And although I'm not sure what exactly is in Taco Bell's only non-Ranch option, Zesty Dressing, its Spicy Avocado Ranch Dressing has far fewer calories than the others, and you always have the option of using salsa to dress your salad instead!

Source: Flickr User theimpulsivebuy

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