The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurants to Go to When You're Craving Fries

The Healthiest Fast Food Restaurants to Go to When You're Craving Fries

Ahh French fries ... are they the most delicious food on the planet or what? While there's really no such thing as a healthy French fry (they are just salty, deep-fried potatoes, after all) some fast food places are slightly better than others. 

Read: 9 "Healthy" Foods With More Calories Than a McDonald's Big Mac

When you're craving fries, here's how some of the most popular fast food places compare to each other:

McDonald's: A small order of French fries at McDonald's is 230 calories and contains 1.5 grams of saturated fat and 130 mg of sodium, making it, surprisingly, one of the better choices on the list.

Wendy's: A small order of Wendy's natural-cut fries is 320 calories and has a total of 2.5 grams of saturated fat and 320 mg of sodium.

Popeyes: A regular order of Popeyes' Cajun fries is 260 calories and has 5 grams of saturated fat and 570 mg of sodium.

Chick-fil-A: A small order of waffle fries at Chick-fil-A is 310 calories and contains 2.5 grams of saturated fat and 140 mg of sodium

Jack in the Box: A small order of French fries at Jack in the Box is 330 calories, and has 1.5 grams of saturated fat and a whopping 610 mg of sodium.

Burger King: A small order of French fries at Burger king is 340 calories and contains 2.5 grams of saturated fat and 480 mg of sodium.

Arby's: A small order of curly fries at Arby's is 400 calories, 3 grams of saturated fat and 900 mg of sodium.

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Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

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