Fast Food Nation Elizabeth Ellis
A brief overview… <ul><li>Fast food has become a part of the “American Way” </li></ul><ul><li>Over-indulgence in fast food...
Some popular options… <ul><li>McDonald’s </li></ul><ul><li>Burger King </li></ul><ul><li>KFC </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy’s </l...
A few nutritional facts… <ul><li>Mcdonald’s   </li></ul><ul><li>Big Mac : </li></ul><ul><li>600 calories, 33 grams fat, 10...
<ul><li>I CAN FEEL MY ARTERIES  CLOGGING!!! </li></ul>
<ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>In the year 2000, Americans spent more than $110 billion on fast food. <...
<ul><li>Think about all of the things that we could do with $110 billion dollars!…… </li></ul><ul><li>Help under-developed...
What can we do to change?…. <ul><li>Start eating at home </li></ul><ul><li>Choose healthier options when we do eat out </l...
Hope you learned something!!!
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Fast Food Nation

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

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