How Healthy Is Your Favorite Airline? A Food Survey Of America's Top 8 Airlines (PHOTOS)

11/30/2010 12:40 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011 has issued the 2010 Airline Food Survey, rating the healthiness of foods for eight American airlines.'s editor, Charles Stuart Platkin, PhD, MPH and public health advocate, said in a statement:

"This year United provided the 'healthiest" choices in the sky, while Continental had a fall from grace, US Airways received the lowest rating, and Virgin America and Delta were the least cooperative (and also received a low health rating)."

Below are the surveyed airlines' arranged according to health score (1 = highest, 8 = lowest), along with Dr. Platkin's "best bets" for what to eat on each of them.

Text and captions courtesy of Charles Stuart Platkin at

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