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Fecal matter found in drinks from several popular fast-food chains

A watchdog television program in the United Kingdom has given fast-food consumers a tidbit of information they likely didn’t want to know: Their drinks are contaminated with fecal matter.

The BBC Watchdog program investigators tested fast-food chain locations at random, including KFC, Burger King, and McDonald’s. To be exact, they tested samples from three different McDonald’s locations, six samples from Burger King restaurants, and seven KFC locations.

Fatty Diet Hikes Cancer Risk Over Generations

A high-fat diet during pregnancy could affect the risk of breast cancer for generations, say scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. They found that feeding female mice a diet high in fat derived from corn oil substantially increased the risk of breast cancer in three generations.

Eating French fries linked to double the risk of premature death

French fries (or similar fried food high in acrylamide) twice per week can actually lead to a dramatically higher risk of early death. A study conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition observed 4,400 men and women ages 45 to 79 for eight years. They were assessed based upon their weekly fried potato consumption. After eight years, 236 participants had passed away. Within this group were the highest consumers of French fries and other similar fried food.

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Fast Food Favored by All Income Levels

There is a perception, often fueled by the media, that because it’s inexpensive, fast food is mainly consumed by lower income people. However, if you visit one of these restaurants in a nice middle class neighborhood, you will likely see at least a few luxury cars in the parking lot or exiting the drive through. And even President Trump—a certified billionaire—has been spotted with food from McDonald’s. But if anecdotal evidence isn’t enough, new research shows that individuals all across the socioeconomic spectrum are eating fast food and eating it regularly.

Lines Out the Door for Nation’s First Major Organic Drive-Thru Fast Food Restaurant

health freedom alliance, 10 March 2016
Breaking the paradigm of the unhealthy fast-food restaurant, Amy’s Kitchen, known for its organic, non-GMO and vegetarian/vegan frozen food options, has opened a game-changing drive through restaurant in California.

Canada Prime Minister: Junkfood Commercials Targeting Kids Should be Banned

Pao Uychiat, Nov 17, 2015
Junk food is an attractive part of every child's life. No matter how campaigns are being initiated to promote healthy food choices especially for children

McDonald's adds kale to the menu after mocking foodies led to plummeting sales

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) Not too long ago, McDonald's ran a commercial showing a close-up of a burger while the voiceover declared, "This is not Greek yogurt, nor will that ever be kale." The ad mocked those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle; such people were told to "avert their eyes" from the burger. "You can't get juiciness like this from soy or quinoa," the commercial continued.

McDonald's getting crushed by healthier fast food companies like Chipotle

By Watson: (NaturalNews) In what can only be chalked up to karma, McDonald's and its artery-clogging menu are taking a nasty hit in sales, with overall global sales reported to be down 2.6 percent from a year ago for comparable outlets. Sales in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region fell by 8.3 percent, which played a significant role in the overall decrease.