List of Nutritional Facts in Fast Food

Convenient and easy to access, fast food has made it’s way into the homes of almost every American. It’s a simple and cheap solution after a long day when you don’t want to cook or perfect for on-the-go lunches when stuck between meetings. But the health risks, extra calories, and saturated fats in fast food make it one of the most unhealthy diet choices, even if you aren’t looking to lose weight.

Fast food is extremely high in fat; studies have shown that there is direct relationship between the amount of fast food consumed and an increase in your Body Mass Index. Your Body Mass Index is what measures if you are overweight or not, BMI’s over 30 are considered to be obese. Check out our infographic about burgers to know more : A World of Burger

By eating fast food, you are increasing your risk for extra weight gain, diabetes, and all of the risks that come from obesity (cardiovascular risk, cancer, and death). The extra calories and fats from fast food aren’t worth it, especially since the risks are just so extreme.

Here is some quick fast food information to remember the next time you’re tempted by the drive-thru.

Even though choosing fast food might save you time, it’s a much better choice if you pass the drive-thru and prepare a meal at home. Try to save time cooking by keeping frozen stews, soups, and sauces in your freezer and preplan meals so you know what to make each night. Keep leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch and a few snacks with you during the day to help keep you full.  Skip the fries and burger and enjoy healthier options and healthier you.

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