Can fast food be a healthy option for cyclists?

If you’re striving to eat healthily, takeaways and restaurant meals can be a major pitfall, but there are some simple swaps you can make to win the calorie and fat battle

No one can be good all the time and neither should we be. A Friday night takeaway after a long week is an enjoyable treat and during the party season you might find yourself in the curry house a little bit more often than usual.

Takeaway food has a horrendously bad reputation: high in fat, high in salt, high in sugar and laced with monosodium glutamate, it’s not really got a part to play in a cyclist’s healthy balanced diet. However, that doesn’t prevent the urge for the occasional dirty burger or post-pub Ruby Murray.

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