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Fast Food’s Place in a World of Healthier Living

With numerous healthier alternatives now available, are the fast-food chains recognizing that they are relegated to a market share battle for value customers?   In 1997, researchers at the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that on a scale from 0 (least healthy) to 100 (most healthy), on average, fast-food chains including McDonalds, Dairy Queen,  Continue Reading »

Fast Food and Asthma

A new study of 500,000 kids and teens in 51 countries discovered that eating a fast-food meal three or more times per week increases the likelihood of developing asthma by 30 percent for six- and seven-year-olds and 40 percent for thirteen- and fourteen-year-olds. Also, members of the study‚Äôs group that ate fast foods were more  Continue Reading »