Take Along For The Ride

* Whole Wheat or Rice Crackers
* Nuts
* Fruit Strips
* Dried Fruits such as raisins, apricots, prunes, and banana chips
* Granola Bars
* Fruit such as apples, oranges, grapes, and melons
* Dry Cereal
* Pretzels
* Carrot and Celery Sticks

Tips

1: Make a clear goal and have a plan. In two weeks, you are on your way to developing better habits. Take the Fast Food Free pledge & get started.

2: Have a plan if you get bored. Try our IQ Concept Strategy Game to fight boredom.

3: Use the Buddy System - Reduce or eliminate fast food with a friend, classmate, co-worker or family member.

4: Plan Ahead - Eat a healthy meal or snack before leaving home, that way you won't be tempted.

5: H2O to Go - Bring water from home so you don't have to stop for a beverage and be tempted.

6: Stash the right stuff - Bring healthy, non-perishable snacks in the car.

7: Home Cookin' - Cook at least one big meal at home during the week so you'll have leftovers.

8: Change your routine - For example, if you hit the drive-through every morning on your way to work, change your route.
Try a healthy, quick service meal.


9: Don't tempt yourself -Don't even go inside a fast food restaurant.

10: Take the Fast Food Free challenge!