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Fast Good Nation

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Fast Good Nation

  1. 1. A look at the obsession with convenience and the food service industry in the United States of America
  2. 2. Restaurants of Columbia: A big ‘ol list…Which one is your favorite? <ul><li>Arby’s </li></ul><ul><li>Blimpie </li></ul><ul><li>Burger King </li></ul><ul><li>Casa Linda </li></ul><ul><li>China Hut </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Pizza </li></ul><ul><li>Hardee’s </li></ul><ul><li>KFC </li></ul><ul><li>Lizard’s Thicket </li></ul><ul><li>McDonald’s </li></ul><ul><li>Monterrey’s </li></ul><ul><li>Pizza Hut </li></ul><ul><li>Sonic </li></ul><ul><li>Subway </li></ul><ul><li>Taco Bell </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy’s </li></ul><ul><li>Wing Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Zesto’s </li></ul><ul><li>Zaxby’s </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why do people choose fast food over meals at home? <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Preference </li></ul><ul><li>Hate to cook </li></ul><ul><li>Bribing/rewarding kids for good behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Any others? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of fast food <ul><li>Hamburgers </li></ul><ul><li>Cheeseburgers </li></ul><ul><li>Chilicheeseburgers </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken sandwiches </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken nuggets/fingers </li></ul><ul><li>Fish sandwiches </li></ul><ul><li>Tacos/burritos/nachos </li></ul><ul><li>General Tsao’s chicken </li></ul><ul><li>French fries/cinnamon twists/fried rice </li></ul><ul><li>So much more!!! </li></ul>
  5. 5. YUMMMMMYYYY!
  6. 6. My meal info for lunch 2/4 <ul><li>Large sized Baconator combo w/Dr Pepper </li></ul><ul><li>1620 calories </li></ul><ul><li>700 calories from fat </li></ul><ul><li>78 g of fat, 26 saturated </li></ul><ul><li>3.5 g trans fat </li></ul><ul><li>175 mg cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>2540 mg sodium </li></ul><ul><li>64 g of protein </li></ul><ul><li>172 g of carbs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 g fiber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>77 g sugar </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Check the nutritional content of your favorite meals: Follow a link below <ul><li>http://www.mcdonalds.com/app_controller.nutrition.index1.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wendys.com/food/NutritionLanding.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bk.com/#menu=3,-1,-1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.subway.com/applications/NutritionInfo/index.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Or simply google your favorite restaurant and follow the links to the Nutrition page </li></ul>
  8. 8. If you’re completely grossed out by fast food at this point, here are some local grocery stores so you can buy your own meals to cook!! <ul><li>Walgreen’s </li></ul><ul><li>Kroger </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-Lo </li></ul><ul><li>Food Lion </li></ul><ul><li>Publix </li></ul><ul><li>Harris Teeter </li></ul><ul><li>Piggly Wiggly </li></ul><ul><li>Wal-Mart </li></ul><ul><li>K Mart </li></ul>
  9. 9. End of show <ul><li>(Applaud now) </li></ul>

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