10 Healthiest Foods on Dairy Queen’s Menu, Per Nutritionists – Women’s Health

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Picture this: It’s a hot summer day and you’re absolutely *craving* some good ice cream and fast food. (We’ve all been there.) You see that there’s a Dairy Queen down the block, and you decide you’re going there, ASAP, since you know you can get it on-the-go. That said, if you thought that DQ just served ice cream, you’re wrong: DQ serves up all the goods like burgers, hot dogs, chicken, and more. Wondering how Dairy Queen nutrition stacks up though? You’re not alone. Remember you can have any food in moderation, but if you’re curious, here’s what experts have to say about Dairy Queen’s menu and items to order.

First things first, there’s this: “The Dairy Queen menu is quite large and can appeal to a wide range of tastes, being sure to please almost everyone in the family,” explains Keri Gans, RDN, author of The Small Change Diet. “However, many of the options are very high in calories, saturated fat, sugar and sodium,” Gans adds. TL;DR, just note that while DQ can bring both deliciousness and nostalgia to your meal sitch, it’s