Lunches marketed as “healthy” are not always good for you. It’s amazing how the food industry can take leafy green salads, soups, and grilled chicken breasts, and turn them into fat/sodium/sugar laden killers. Is your “healthy lunch” on our list of imposters?
1. Frozen Low-Calorie Entrees
These may indeed be low-calorie and cheap (under $3), but they are high in sodium, heavily processed and not healthy. Lean Cuisine One Dish Favorites Stuffed Cabbage has 200 calories and 6 grams of...Read Full Story
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Kids love Happy Meals. Not only are they getting the delicious, fatty, indulgent food they’ve been begging Mom for over the past two hours, but they also get a cool toy! The best part is that there’s usually a toy for girls and a toy for boys so no one gets left out.
All of that is about to change in Santa Clara, California.
For years the debate has been brewing about fast food and today’s children. It has been noted that childhood obesity is on the rise, and it may...Read Full Story
I've spent my fair share of time in Toronto. It's a rockin city full of fun and excitement and all kinds of people doing all kinds of things. In the late summer, the CNE opens. It has all kinds of vendors and concerts and one of the largest wood roller coasters ever made. The CNE is like Coney Island, but with more Canadians and less annoying New York teenage douchebags and less awesome knishes. I Digress. The CNE is full of weird carnival food like poutine, mac and cheese, and bacon-covered...Read Full Story
Way to go McDonald’s. In the wake of the Super-Size Me documentary, you drop your super-size menu (although you didn’t cite this is the cause, I think the movie had something to do with it). Now a few year’s later, you bring back super-sized drinks… and call them Hugo instead of Super Size.
Granted it isn’t your responsibility to govern how or what people choose to put into their bodies. As a corporate entity, it is a good financial move to supply a demand. But seriously, is a 42oz drink...Read Full Story
If I only had 6 months left to live, I’d be eating a McGriddle every morning until I kicked the bucket. The draw back, of course, would be that I’d have to get up before 11 a.m. (why doesn’t McDonald’s have all-day breakfast?), but I’m learning that it’s a lot easier to get up before noon if you go to bed before 2 a.m. The wife doesn’t let me stay up late anymore. Anyway, the point I’m trying to make is that the McGriddle breakfast sandwich from McDonald’s is amazing, and the reason I don’t...Read Full Story
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