4. Fast food today is way more caloric than 30 years ago.
Today the portions of our favorite foods have increased, and so has the amount of caloriesin them. For example, a cheeseburger contains 75% more calories compared to its “predecessor” from the 1980s. 20 years ago, French fries were 2 times less caloric. Pizza has gained 70% more calories.
3. The amount of sugar in a milkshake exceeds the daily norm by 2-3 times.
A milkshake is one of the classic items in fast food places. It is especially popular in summertime.
The daily norm of sugar is around 1-2 oz, while one serving of milkshake contains around 3 oz of sugar.
2. Everything is more delicious when you eat with your hands.
Do you know why there are no forks and knives in fast food restaurants? One possible answer is that when a person eats with their bare hands, he or she gets more pleasure and, as a result, eats more.
1. Soda fountains are terribly dirty.
Soda fountains in fast food places are difficult to wash. Imagine how many bacteria, germs, and mold are there. The sugary environment makes very good conditions for these “dwellers.”