Travel and junk food go hand-in-hand.  You need to eat and you often need to eat fast.  Or maybe you have a long layover, but no means to make a healthy lunch.  Suffer no more.

Detroit Metro Airport has been named as having the healthiest airport food among the nation's 15 busiest airports.

It's important to note that this survey by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine only includes 15 airports, but we may be onto something as Detroit has finished well before.

The PCRM report says:

"Detroit tops the list for the third year in a row. It’s the only airport in the history of PCRM’s report to receive a perfect score—twice. Every restaurant at the airport offers at least one healthful entrée, such as a veggie burrito (hold the cheese) at Diego’s Mexican Cantina, the black bean burger at Slapshotz, and the hummus and veggie platter at the Heineken Bar."

Here's the complete report and more from

If you are traveling through Detroit over the holidays (and manage to skip the coneys) you might be able to balance out the desserts with some healthy food this Christmas.