You would think that a fitness model who has won competitions for his incredibly toned physique would never set foot in a fast food restaurant.
But personal trainer Dan Rayner, 26, says there are options that even someone who sticks to a strict health food diet can eat guilt-free.
Dan, who has twice been named a Beach Body and Male Model World Champion at a Pure Elite fitness model competition, has shared with FEMAIL the healthiest options for lunch, dinner and a drink at some of the most popular fast food chains, including McDonald’s and Greggs.
Though Dan, who writes for MuscleFood.com, doesn’t advise visiting fast food restaurants every day if you’re trying to eat healthily, he does say that there are sensible options for those watching what they eat.
Dan Rayner advises customers who are watching what they eat to pick up an egg roll for breakfast next time they are in Greggs as it’s one of the healthiest options
His favourite items are those packed with protein, zero-calorie drinks and porridge.
Dan said: ‘First glance at a fast food menu and you would expect them to be packed with calories and full of fat – a big no if you’re watching what you eat.
‘Look a little closer and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. My recommendations include meals with high protein contents, which are perfect for those who count their
‘Of course, there are healthier options out there, but sometimes you do need to grab and eat on the go and if you’re in a rush, a fast food outlet is the obvious choice.
‘I wouldn’t recommend it every day, but once in a while and making some wise food choices will do you no harm.’
Here Dan reveals the healthiest items to buy at the biggest fast food chains