DO FAST FOOD CHAINS OFFER  HEALTHY CHOICES ON THEIR MENUS? CHOOSE WISELY!!!  CHOOSE HEALTHY FAST FOODS!!!
 
<ul><li>WE  are a group of food critics, specializing in Singapore’s fast food chains. </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is to ev...
<ul><li>Fast food : Foods designed for ready availability, use or consumption and sold at eating establishments for quick ...
<ul><li>A new survey in the UK revealed that: </li></ul><ul><li>- often high levels of salt present within  fast foods.  <...
Students aged 13 to 18
Options: (a) everyday (b) once a week (c) thrice a week (d) once a month (e) others The majority of students surveyed had ...
<ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>(a) Yes </li></ul><ul><li>(b) No </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed do not thi...
<ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>(a) Yes, but I don’t really care. </li></ul><ul><li>(b) No.  </li></ul><ul><li>(c) I ca...
<ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul>The majority ...
<ul><li>Options:  </li></ul><ul><li>Coleslaw, apple dippers </li></ul><ul><li>Fries, Nuggets </li></ul>The majority of stu...
<ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient  </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Tasty </li></ul><ul><li>Popular <...
Options: (a) Yes, that is why I have stopped patronizing fast food restaurants. (b) Yes, but I still frequent  fast food r...
<ul><li>From the above results… </li></ul><ul><li>Fast food is very popular among the teenagers due to them being both tas...
<ul><li>Calories: Units of measurement that represent the amount of energy the body is able to get from foods. (adapted fr...
<ul><li>Sodium: A mineral needed by the body to keep body fluids in balance. (adapted from  www.mdanderson.org/patients_pu...
(Based on a 2000 Calorie Intake; for Adults and Children 4 or More Years of Age)  Nutrient Unit of Measure Daily Values To...
Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg)  Calories  Carbohydrates Popeyes (1 ear)‏ 2.5 0 0 190 37 g Mac Donalds (...
<ul><li>Those in the table above are without margarine. Thus, they are said to be nutritious.  </li></ul><ul><li>Low fat c...
Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg)  Calories  Carbohydrates Popeyes  26.5 15 260 260 14g Mac Donalds 0 0 10...
<ul><li>Salads consist of fruits and vegetables, and are rich in potassium and may help decrease blood pressure, hence the...
Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg)  Calories  Carbohydrates Popeyes  25 7 660 310 35g Mac Donalds 10 0 135 ...
<ul><li>From the table shown above, we conclude that most fries have high sodium content due to the large amount of salt u...
<ul><li>Singapore: according to Health Promotion Board statistics, the obesity levels are increasing. </li></ul><ul><li>ma...
<ul><li>High sodium intake (French Fries) is associated with higher blood pressure. High salt intake also increases the am...
<ul><li>Keep portion sizes small  </li></ul><ul><li>GO GREEN–order a side salad with your sandwich instead of fries  </li>...
<ul><li>We have proven that fast food chains do offer healthy choices on their menus, though some are unhealthy (eg. Fries...
 
 
We hope that through this presentation, brochure & webpage, everyone would understand the importance of consuming healthy ...
 
<ul><li>Fast food are foods designed for ready  a  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ </li></ul>
2)  Calories is the units of measurement that represent the _____________ the body is able to get from foods.
3)  What is another name for the fatty substance found in our body tissue and fats?
4)  Carbohydrates is a group of _________, including sugars, _______ and fiber, that is a major source of energy for animals
5)  Consuming unhealthy fast foods increase risk of developing _______ resistance
5)  From our presentation, what are fruit and vegetables rich in?
6)  __________meal deal had the worst levels of salt in a research conducted in the UK.
7)  What is the recommended daily intake of total fats? (in grams)‏
8)‏ Sodium is a mineral needed by the body to keep body ______ in balance -END-
<ul><li>http://www23.netrition.com/rdi_page.html </li></ul><ul><li>www. popeyes .com/ nutrition .pdf </li></ul><ul><li>www...
 
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  1. 1. DO FAST FOOD CHAINS OFFER HEALTHY CHOICES ON THEIR MENUS? CHOOSE WISELY!!! CHOOSE HEALTHY FAST FOODS!!!
  2. 3. <ul><li>WE are a group of food critics, specializing in Singapore’s fast food chains. </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is to evaluate how healthy fast foods are in general, and if they offer healthy choices, and to urge the public at large to choose healthier choices when they step into a fast food restaurant. </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz: (10m, 1blank 1mark) at end of presentation  </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Fast food : Foods designed for ready availability, use or consumption and sold at eating establishments for quick availability or take-out. (adapted from www.healthyeatingresearch.org/PrgL-2628.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>Video of Fast Food to get a better understand of it– KFC, Mac Donald’s & Pizza Hut: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// youtube.com/watch?v =PLSFSrYh9Aw&feature=related </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>A new survey in the UK revealed that: </li></ul><ul><li>- often high levels of salt present within fast foods. </li></ul><ul><li>- Many consumers boycott these fast </li></ul><ul><li> foods because of health risks. </li></ul><ul><li>- a Pizza Hut meal deal had the worst levels of salt </li></ul><ul><li>- Campaigns on getting public to eat healthily has been successful </li></ul>
  5. 6. Students aged 13 to 18
  6. 7. Options: (a) everyday (b) once a week (c) thrice a week (d) once a month (e) others The majority of students surveyed had fast food at least once in a month.
  7. 8. <ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>(a) Yes </li></ul><ul><li>(b) No </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed do not think that fast food chains offer healthy choices.
  8. 9. <ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>(a) Yes, but I don’t really care. </li></ul><ul><li>(b) No. </li></ul><ul><li>(c) I can’t remember. </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed knows that that over-consumption of fast food has a negative impact on their health, but still choose to consume fast food.
  9. 10. <ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed chose convenience over the other two factors – price and nutrition.
  10. 11. <ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Coleslaw, apple dippers </li></ul><ul><li>Fries, Nuggets </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed chose the second option, which was the unhealthier one as compared to the first option.
  11. 12. <ul><li>Options: </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Tasty </li></ul><ul><li>Popular </li></ul>The majority of students surveyed felt that convenience is the most important factor in leading people to frequent fast food restaurants.
  12. 13. Options: (a) Yes, that is why I have stopped patronizing fast food restaurants. (b) Yes, but I still frequent fast food restaurants. (c) No. The majority of students surveyed knew that fast foods have a negative impact on their health, but still choose to consume them.
  13. 14. <ul><li>From the above results… </li></ul><ul><li>Fast food is very popular among the teenagers due to them being both tasty and convenient. </li></ul><ul><li>They know that fast foods have a negative impact on their health, but still choose to consume fast foods at least once a month. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Calories: Units of measurement that represent the amount of energy the body is able to get from foods. (adapted from www.seekwellness.com/heart/cholesterol/glossary.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Total fat: The sum of the saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats present in food. (adapted from www.health.am/cholesterol/more/high_blood_cholesterol_glossary_of_terms/ </li></ul><ul><li>Cholesterol: A fatty substance (lipid) found in body tissue and fat. (adapted from www.goldshieldusa.com/glossary.html ) </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Sodium: A mineral needed by the body to keep body fluids in balance. (adapted from www.mdanderson.org/patients_public/about_cancer/display.cfm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Carbohydrates: A group of organic compounds, including sugars, starches and fiber, that is a major source of energy for animals. (adapted from www.adipex-phentermine-diet-pills.com/diet-pills-glossary.asp )‏ </li></ul>
  16. 17. (Based on a 2000 Calorie Intake; for Adults and Children 4 or More Years of Age) Nutrient Unit of Measure Daily Values Total Fat grams (g) 65    Saturated fatty acids grams (g) 20 Cholesterol milligrams (mg) 300 Sodium milligrams (mg) 2400 Potassium milligrams (mg) 3500 Total carbohydrate grams (g) 300    Fiber grams (g) 25 Protein grams (g) 50
  17. 18. Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg) Calories Carbohydrates Popeyes (1 ear)‏ 2.5 0 0 190 37 g Mac Donalds (3.0oz)‏ 1 0 190 - 55 kcal Long John Silver’s 3 0 mgs 0 90 90 gms
  18. 19. <ul><li>Those in the table above are without margarine. Thus, they are said to be nutritious. </li></ul><ul><li>Low fat content. Thus, it lowers the risk of high blood pressure, coronary heart diseases and other diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Sodium is present in the corn cup of Mac Donalds only. However, a moderate intake of sodium is acceptable, therefore it can be said to be in the healthy range. </li></ul><ul><li>In conclusion, corn cup is considered a healthy fast food choice. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg) Calories Carbohydrates Popeyes 26.5 15 260 260 14g Mac Donalds 0 0 10 - 260 kcal Long John Silver’s (4.0 oz)‏ 15 20 mgs 340 200 15 gms
  20. 21. <ul><li>Salads consist of fruits and vegetables, and are rich in potassium and may help decrease blood pressure, hence they are generally healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>Popeyes’ and Long John Silver’s are unhealthier because they provide a sauce to complement the salad. Hence, they have a higher sodium content. </li></ul><ul><li>Popeyes’ coleslaw has a fat content that is above the recommended daily intake. Therefore, it is moderately unhealthy. </li></ul><ul><li>In conclusion, how healthy the coleslaw is depends on the restaurant’s toppings. </li></ul>
  21. 22. Restaurant Fat (g)‏ Cholesterol (mg)‏ Sodium (mg) Calories Carbohydrates Popeyes 25 7 660 310 35g Mac Donalds 10 0 135 - 210 kcal Long John Silver’s 10 0 mgs 350 85 34 gms
  22. 23. <ul><li>From the table shown above, we conclude that most fries have high sodium content due to the large amount of salt used. (High salt content)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Fries usually have high fat contents which will clog up the arteries if not gotten rid of. This leads to obesity which in turn results in high blood pressure and related heart diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>In conclusion, Fries are considered to be unhealthy because of the high health risks. </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Singapore: according to Health Promotion Board statistics, the obesity levels are increasing. </li></ul><ul><li>major cause of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. Worldwide, about 22 million children under age five are estimated to be obese or overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>face an increase risk of developing insulin resistance; risk factor for type 2 diabetes </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>High sodium intake (French Fries) is associated with higher blood pressure. High salt intake also increases the amount of calcium excreted in the urine. </li></ul><ul><li>Foods containing sugars and starches can promote tooth decay. These bacteria use sugars and starches to produce the acid that causes tooth decay. </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Keep portion sizes small </li></ul><ul><li>GO GREEN–order a side salad with your sandwich instead of fries </li></ul><ul><li>eat fruits and vegetables, in which they are rich in potassium and may help decrease blood pressure. (eg. Coleslaw)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>USE LESS DRESSING–Avoid using all the salad dressing packet, this can cut calories & fat! </li></ul><ul><li>Choose foods with less amount of salts. </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>We have proven that fast food chains do offer healthy choices on their menus, though some are unhealthy (eg. Fries), and the choice lies in the hand of consumers, hence we have to choose wisely and our reasons are as follow: </li></ul><ul><li>1. In recent years, fast food restaurant are increasingly more inclined to the healthier side. Examples are the introduction of apple dippers, more vegetables in Mac Donalds and corn cup. </li></ul>
  27. 30. We hope that through this presentation, brochure & webpage, everyone would understand the importance of consuming healthy fast food, and that fast food chains offer both healthy and unhealthy foods, in which the choice is yours!!! START FROM TODAY: CHOOSE HEALTHY FAST FOODS!!!
  28. 32. <ul><li>Fast food are foods designed for ready a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ </li></ul>
  29. 33. 2) Calories is the units of measurement that represent the _____________ the body is able to get from foods.
  30. 34. 3) What is another name for the fatty substance found in our body tissue and fats?
  31. 35. 4) Carbohydrates is a group of _________, including sugars, _______ and fiber, that is a major source of energy for animals
  32. 36. 5) Consuming unhealthy fast foods increase risk of developing _______ resistance
  33. 37. 5) From our presentation, what are fruit and vegetables rich in?
  34. 38. 6) __________meal deal had the worst levels of salt in a research conducted in the UK.
  35. 39. 7) What is the recommended daily intake of total fats? (in grams)‏
  36. 40. 8)‏ Sodium is a mineral needed by the body to keep body ______ in balance -END-
  37. 41. <ul><li>http://www23.netrition.com/rdi_page.html </li></ul><ul><li>www. popeyes .com/ nutrition .pdf </li></ul><ul><li>www.lj silvers .com/ nutrition /res/pdf/brochure.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.mcdonalds.com.sg/nutritional_info.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.food-business-review.com/article_feature.asp?guid =71BEC37D-EC6C-496F-AC8E-B79F343DA828 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// youtube.com/watch?v =PLSFSrYh9Aw&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.graphicsbydezign.com/images/clip-art/food-fast.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/aes220/images/fast_food.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www23.netrition.com/rdi_page.html </li></ul>
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