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07

Jul

Obesity linked to kids’ knowledge of food brandsNew study finds that the more kids are able to identify fast-food logos and packaged food brands, the more likely they are to be obese.

Obesity linked to kids’ knowledge of food brands
New study finds that the more kids are able to identify fast-food logos and packaged food brands, the more likely they are to be obese.

20

Dec

Is it really the food that hooks kids on McDonalds and Burger King, or is it something else?

01

Aug

Where to find good vegetarian fast foodUntil recently, vegetarians had to opt for salads or bean burritos at fast food restaurants. That’s changing as restaurants realize the demand for good, meatless options.

Where to find good vegetarian fast food
Until recently, vegetarians had to opt for salads or bean burritos at fast food restaurants. That’s changing as restaurants realize the demand for good, meatless options.

02

Jul

What’s the unhealthiest meal in America?Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch with Onion Rings’ meal has 33 grams of trans fat, 16 times the recommended daily limit.

What’s the unhealthiest meal in America?
Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch with Onion Rings’ meal has 33 grams of trans fat, 16 times the recommended daily limit.

29

Mar

KFC throws down the gauntlet to thinking moms
Does KFC really want moms with brains to look what’s in the Li’l Kids Bucket, the “thinking mom’s kids meal.”

KFC throws down the gauntlet to thinking moms

Does KFC really want moms with brains to look what’s in the Li’l Kids Bucket, the “thinking mom’s kids meal.”

25

Feb




8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food 



Among all of the apocryphal tales of disgusting items found in fast food, some of the truths (crushed beetles?) may be more disturbing than the myths.             
Among all of the apocryphal tales of disgusting items found in fast food, some of the truths (crushed beetles?) may be more disturbing than the myths.             

20

Feb


 McLent? Fish hits fast food menus for holidays 



To cash in on the Catholic practice of Lent, fast foot chains are getting creative with seafood offerings.
McLent? Fish hits fast food menus for holidays
To cash in on the Catholic practice of Lent, fast foot chains are getting creative with seafood offerings.

05

Sep

Mood lighting in fast-food restaurants could make you eat lessPeople will stay longer and have more food satisfaction in a fine dining-style, fast-food restaurant than a regular one, a new study finds.

Mood lighting in fast-food restaurants could make you eat less
People will stay longer and have more food satisfaction in a fine dining-style, fast-food restaurant than a regular one, a new study finds.

31

Jul

Are stoners now a target advertising demographic for fast food companies?Ever since Harold and Kumar went to White Castle, fast-food companies have become increasingly blatant about targeting to stoners in their advertisements.

Are stoners now a target advertising demographic for fast food companies?
Ever since Harold and Kumar went to White Castle, fast-food companies have become increasingly blatant about targeting to stoners in their advertisements.

14

Jun

Burger King rolls out new bacon sundaeThe sundae’s calorie count is within sight of Burger King’s signature Whopper hamburger, which weighs in at 670 calories. Tennessee, where the sundae was perfected, has the fourth-highest obesity rate in the United States at 31.9 percent.

Burger King rolls out new bacon sundae
The sundae’s calorie count is within sight of Burger King’s signature Whopper hamburger, which weighs in at 670 calories. Tennessee, where the sundae was perfected, has the fourth-highest obesity rate in the United States at 31.9 percent.