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Fast Food Nation

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  • 1. Fast Food Nation Elizabeth Ellis
  • 2. A brief overview…
    • Fast food has become a part of the “American Way”
    • Over-indulgence in fast food has contributed to the high rate of obesity in the U.S.
    • Americans spend BILLIONS of dollars on fast food each year!
  • 3. Some popular options…
    • McDonald’s
    • Burger King
    • KFC
    • Wendy’s
    • Hardee’s
    • Arby’s
    • Bojangle’s
  • 4. A few nutritional facts…
    • Mcdonald’s
    • Big Mac :
    • 600 calories, 33 grams fat, 1050 mg sodium
    • Super size fries :
    • 610 calories, 29 grams fat, 390 mg sodium
    • Arby’s
    • Beef N’Cheddar Sandwich:
    • 480 calories, 24 grams fat, 1240 mg sodium
    • Large curly fries:
    • 620 calories, 30 grams fat, 1540 mg sodium
  • 5.
    • I CAN FEEL MY ARTERIES CLOGGING!!!
  • 6.
    • In the year 2000, Americans spent more than $110 billion on fast food.
    • Americans now spend more money on fast food than on higher education, personal computers, or new cars!
    DID YOU KNOW?…
  • 7.
    • Think about all of the things that we could do with $110 billion dollars!……
    • Help under-developed countries
    • Support higher education
    • Raise salaries
    • Feed the homeless
    • Pay off debts
    • …and SO much more!
  • 8. What can we do to change?….
    • Start eating at home
    • Choose healthier options when we do eat out
    • Don’t supersize it!!
  • 9. Hope you learned something!!!