The Newest Fast Food Offenders
Fast food restaurants are great, aren't they? You only need to drive through, throw some money at the people in the window and they happily throw grease, salt, and sugar back at you. We all know fast food joints are necessary evils. Everybody is short on time and they can fill you up without breaking the bank.
While fast food restaurants try to deceive us by offering salads, soups, and meals with clever marketing names that make them seem healthy, these efforts usually fall short when compared to actual healthy meals.
While offering lighter fare is a good start, this list is going to tell you all about the items you should never order. Commit them to memory, because they are the newest fast food offenders and you wouldn't want to be caught aiding and abetting them in a spree to rob your body of a healthful meal, would you?
First, let's remind ourselves of the daily allotments of calories, fat and sodium for the average American female. These dietary guidelines are based on those put forth by the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services in 2005, which are considered the proper reference until the 2010 guidelines are released. The 6th and final meeting of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee takes place on May 12, after which the 2010 guidelines will be released.