Friday, November 16, 2012

November 16 , National Fast Food Day

A look at the Fast Food Industry through
the eyes of a Dietitian and the

words of a Country Western Singer

Many fast food items are high in Fat, Cholesterol, Saturated Fat and Sodium and are Risk Factors associated with Heart Disease. However,  the informed customer can make healthier choices at fast food restaurants. Below is the nutrition information of some Fast Food Hamburgers. Calories range from 140 for a White Castle Slyder to 1061 calories for a Burger King Cheeseburger, Double Whopper.

In recognition of National Fast Food Day, here is an interview from the Oscar-nominated director of Food, INC., Robert Kenner. Food, INC examines the harmful role corporate farming and the food industry has on our environment and health.,

Healthy Fast Food Nutrition Menus

The Fast Food Burger
Burger Love Handles is a song written by Don MacLeod about

his personal battle with being overweight.
The song focuses 
on fast foods as one
of his difficulties in losing weight.