says eating fast food makes you fat
obvious as this is, having it scientifically proven through
study does something important; it morphs what is treated
as second rate lip service into emphatic truth that has no
for the most part has been passed off as the healthy set droning
on and bemoaning the detriments of fast food has now become
irrefutable fact. You would have to be a true moron to believe
or suggest that eating fast food has any place in a persons
researchers followed 3000 people over 15 years who consumed
fast food weekly. People who ate fast food more than two times
in a week gained 4.5 kg of fat compared to people who ate
fast food less than one time per week. (Medical journal -
amounts of fast food contain high amounts of calories, and
calorie for calorie, fast food is also less nutritious than
healthier choices. So in fact, most fast food cannot be part
of a healthy diet as fast food companies have claimed for
years, as this study shows the opposite.
those who ate more fast food increased insulin resistance
by 200%, insulin resistance is linked to diabetes.
food servers who boast extra huge burgers with extra cheese
are monstrosities of ignorance and ethical impotence. If you
sell a burger with double the fat intake limit for a whole
day in one serving, and it is known that consuming double
ones fat intake allowance for the day leads to obesity and
heart disease, on what grounds could you justify the product?
that be like a crack dealer saying they are not contributing
to a crack addicts problem?
we all turn our backs on food that is "fast", let's
not throw the baby out with the bath water. Buying a veggie
wrap with low fat sauce should not be put in the same category
as burgers, fries, super-sized soft drinks, and deserts -
the real offenders. A sub sandwich or wrap containing veggies
and real chicken breast is definitely OK (sans the high fat
and apples are about as fast as you can get for foods that
are "fast", and these can be bought at most 7-11's
and Mac's. 1% and skim milk are also fast nutritious snacks.
food giants have been slow to introduce healthy choices, and
the population as a whole is also slow to adapt to demanding
healthy food. Food retailers really ought to sell only healthy
food, and as a population we need to overcome our misconceptions
surrounding food, and our irrational learned habit of perceiving
deadly foods as rewards.
2005 Rhino Fitness/ Cris LaBossiere