Fast Food Business – Shocking Truth Behind It

Fast food is a type of food that is prepared and served very quickly, typically low in nutritional value, the high fat, calorie and sodium content of these foods can lead to a variety of health problems. With statistical associations to weight gain, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions and all-cause mortality, regularly eating fast food can be a  dangerous thing.

Fast food is part of the American lifestyle. One in four adults reported eating fast food in a study published in the April 2004 issue of the “Journal of the American College of Nutrition.” Eating too much fast food can have health consequences. A number of studies have linked fast food to health problems, including heart disease and stroke. It’s wise to limit consumption of fast food to reduce the health risks.
Fast Food Business – Shocking Truth Behind It

Fast food is incredibly unhealthy, Fast food is where most people get their food now a days, but how safe is this food? what are the secrets from inside the industry that these chains don’t want us to know? From interesting to disgusting and potentially deadly.

Here is a list of things fast food restaurants don’t want you to know about:

  1. McDonald’s hamburgers don’t really rot. The burgers have very low moisture content, which basically leaves the meat dehydrated. It’s more like jerky than burger. McDonald’s hamburger, the patty loses water in the form of steam during the cooking process. The bun, of course, is made out of bread. Toasting it reduces the amount of moisture. This means that after preparation, the hamburger is fairly dry. When left out open in the room, there is further water loss as the humidity within most buildings is around 40%. So in the absence of moisture or high humidity, the hamburger simply dries out, rather than rot.

  2. Domino’s Pizza cancelled their “30 minutes or less” guarantee because drivers kept getting into accidents while rushing to deliver pizzas. The guarantee led to at least one fatality.

  3. McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets come in four shapes and they all have names: the boot, the ball, the bone, and the bell.

  4. Burger King is called “Hungry Jack’s” in Australia.The name “Hungry Jack’s” was chosen by Australian franchisee Jack Cowin from a list of alternative names derived from pre-existing trademarks already registered by Burger King and Pillsbury.

  5. Just one hamburger can contain flesh of 100 diffrent cows.”It’s garbage but it’s tasty,”

  6. A 30 oz. McDonald’s sweet tea has as much sugar in it as two Snickers bars.McDonalds Sweet Iced Tea is a popular non-soda beverage choice at McDonalds restaurants.It comes in 4 sizes and also in an unsweetened version. There are 69 grams of sugar in a 32 ounce sweet tea.

  7. Most of the times fast food companie’s salads are made several days early and just sit in the refrigerator until someone orders it.Those salads you’re ordering have nearly just as many calories as one Big Mac.

  8. Subway is the largest restaurant chain in the world. There are more Subways in the world than McDonald’s. It has 44,672 restaurants in 111 countries.

  9. Fast food restraunts scrambled eggs are made out of power.Grill are used for its folded eggs, scrambled eggs, egg whites and freshly cracked eggs. It does microwave the eggs used in its sausage burritos that have been previously cooked in its suppliers’ kitchens.

  10. All Fast food taste the same for a reason.The burger, the fries, the onion rings, even the shake—they all taste like “fast food.”

  11. Cashiers are not allowed to tell you how many calories are in a particular dish even if they know. They’re supposed to say “All that information is available online”.

  12. Beware of Lemon Slices in your drink. Everybody touches them and nobody washes them. They just get cut up and laid out. Two out of every three restaurant lemon wedges tested in a study were covered in disease-causing bacteria -including fecal bacteria. A total of 25 different, and potentially dangerous, microorganisms were discovered on the wedges.

  13. Fast food companies load up with high fructose corn syrup because it’s a cheap sweetener. It also will trick your body into wanting more of it.

  14. The large fries at Five Guy’s are the most unhealthy fries in America. They have nearly 1,500 calories and 71 grams of fat.

  15. The first 100 people who go to a new Chick-Fil-A when it opens get a free meal every week for a year.

  16. About two new Starbucks have opened every day since 1987.

  17. Fast food companies load up their kid’s meals with extra sugar to make them more appealing ot kids. Even adding sugar to pizza crust is not unsaual. It is also loaded with calories, sodium, and fat—often enough in one meal for an entire day or more.

18.Fast food milkshakes can easily contain over 50 different kinds of chemicals.

  1. Waffle House claims to sell more steak than any other restaurant.

  2. At some places, like Taco Bell, the food carries over. So guess what they serve you in the morning?