Health magazine just announced the 10 best fast food breakfasts, giving health-conscious, time-starved consumers the green light to stop at Starbucks for breakfast-on-the-go. Their nutritional criteria are straightforward – all meals had to be under 400 calories, low in saturated fat, and contain a good mix of proteins, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats, according to Health‘s Editor-in-Chief, Ellen Kunes. The full list of approved fast food breakfasts is in the magazine for now, but their top ten breakfasts are quickly flooding health and news sites.
In general, we hope our readers can reserve at least a few mornings per week to get up early and make their own eggs and not-bacon, because even if the following meals are balanced and low-calorie, they’re still processed and packaged. But we’re not immune to busy mornings with no time to cook, either, so here’s our take on the ten happiest meals you can eat from a fast-food restaurant before noon, plus nutrition facts to help you make an educated decision, even if you haven’t had your coffee yet:
via USA Today