Stichwort zu Fast Food

Plant-Based Fast Food May Taste Great, But It’s Not Necessarily Good For You

Plant-based versions of classic menu items are taking over fast food. Items range from Burger King's Impossible Whopper to Subway's Beyond Meatball Marinara sub. But companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods aren't trying to produce healthier foods. According to Business Insider, the dishes are nutritionally similar to the classics they're named after. The Classic Whopper has 660 calories, 11 grams of saturated fat, and 980 milligrams of sodium. The Impossible Whopper has 630 calories; 12 grams of saturated fat, and a whopping 1,240 milligrams of sodium. Right now, the main focus is simply on swapping meat for plants — and it's paying off. Go

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Fast Food contributes to teen depression

Fast Food Contributes to Teen Depression, Study Says. Preteens are known for being moody and angsty. But a new study suggests that diet could have something to do with that. According to the University of Alabama study, high levels of sodium and low levels of potassium were reported in many youngsters' diets. High sodium, you've got to think of highly processed food. This includes fast food, frozen meals and unhealthy snacks, Sylvie Mrug, Study author, via CNN. Teen diets were found to be deficient in fruits and vegetables. . Higher levels of sodium in the diet predicted higher levels of depression later in life. One study in Spain showed a 48% higher risk of depression in those who ate more processed foods

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