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Fast foods and childhood obesity by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor And, what of fast foods?  Are they responsible for this childhood obesity epidemic or... of fast foods ourselves.  A few facts ... Each day, 1 in 4 Americans visits a fast food restaurant...
Fast Food Fun Facts--Count Those Calories! by Nirmala N. Some fun factoids about fast food: 1) A 6-piece Chicken McNuggets contains 290 calories and 17 grams of fat, while a Filet-O-Fish sandwich has 470 calories and 26 grams of fat. In comparison...
Selling Sickness in the Lobby, Fast Food in Hospitals by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor nutrition, accountants may not understand that fast food causes obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin... of the American food industry has become patients for the American health care industry". (8) Fast Food, Obesity...
SPECIAL REPORT: Should We Ban Fast Food by Davalos & McCormack. Healthy Living Professional Advocacy found people who live near an abundance of fast-food restaurants have higher rates of obesity... a lovely long article to keep you going till then. Should we ban fast food or at least place restrictions...
Did You Know That Fast Foods Contain High Fructose Corn Syrup? by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional called Fast Food Facts, a searchable database of nutritional information about foods served at fast food... applesauce served at KFC, according to the Fast Food Facts list.  Kudos to Ken Kuhl for posting...
Fast Food, Obesity Blamed for Increased Colorectal Cancer by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor consumption of fast foods and high rates of obesity; via EurekAlert! It’s a good idea to kick fast food as soon as possible. In April, a study showed kids eating fast food are more likely to develop poor eating habits...
Four Transitions: Population, Forests, Obesity, and Fast Food by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy is true: the poor are fatter than the rich, presumably because the rich eat less factory food. 3. Fast food. On a recent visit to Tokyo, I was told that the number of fast food restaurants in Tokyo...
Youth Studying Closed to Fast Food Restaurants Tend to be Obese! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Fast food has been accused as the culprit responsible for the prevailing obesity epidemic... the relationship between obesity among these students and fast food restaurants located within half a mile (0.8...
Will Posting Calorie Counts in Fast Food Restaurants Help Curb Obesity? by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Times explored the benefits of posting calorie counts in fast food restaurants. Listed... on labels and would certainly scan them, and be influenced by them, in a fast food restaurant...
Fast Food Facts by Robert Davis Patient Expert to eat fast food, the thinking goes, why fret about fat and calories? In fact, there are plenty.... Perhaps. But the study may also reveal something else: Customers at fast-food restaurants may not look because they're...

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Introduction ... of food, but only food that is low in nutrients, such as some 'fast foods'. In fact, it is possible to be obese and malnourishe ... » Read on
Causes ... risk of developing type 2 diabetes if you have either impaired fasting glycemia (IFG), or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). The ... » Read on