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Nutritious Quick Stop Lunch Options

Tips for eating healthy on the go


An Evidence-Based resource from the Wellness and Cardiovascular Health subunit of SCAN.

Time-crunched? You need lunch in a hurry and would like to know if there are healthy options out there you can count on? Healthy fast food items are woefully limited, so your best option may be quick picks from the grocery store. The tips contained in this fact sheet will help you navigate the aisles to a healthy meal you can eat on the run.

Length: 1 page, double-sided

Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Key Words: Meal Planning, Shopping, Lunch, Sodium


Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” at or by phone at 800.249.2875.

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