5 More Shocking Reasons To Avoid Fast Food [Infographic]

 

The fast food industry’s iron-clad grip on the human diet is a shocking and disheartening phenomenon. Despite animal rights campaigns and documentaries that expose the cruel, unsanitary and chemically-saturated process whereby fast food is produced, people around the world continue to clog the drive-through windows, begging for more.

Now, I won’t pretend that I am one of the sacred few whose lips have never touched a fast food burger or french fries. But I could probably count all the times this occurred in 2011 on one hand. “Everything in moderation” is a motto we seem to have forgotten, not just as Americans, but as a species.

Although Care2 often reports on the atrocities of the fast food industry, the infographic below contains some facts that came as a surprise to me (especially the bit that talks about what’s REALLY in those McGriddles).

Which one of these shocking statistics is news to you?

Everything You Need to Know About Fast Food

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Infographic via: OnlineSchools.org

Image via Thinkstock

540 comments

William C
William C7 months ago

Thanks.

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W. C
W. C7 months ago

Thank you for the article.

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Jim Ven
Jim Venabout a year ago

thanks for sharing.

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Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne Rabout a year ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne Rabout a year ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Alexandra S.
Alexandra S4 years ago

why am I not shocked

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a             y m.
g d c4 years ago

wow...

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Tatiana Velitchkov

Thank you for sharing!
And am I glad that I haven't eaten anything in Mc'Donald's or other such restaurants for the last 4 years. And stoped eating any meat about 18 months ago

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Duane B.
.5 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Melania Padilla
Melania Padilla5 years ago

Thank you so much for posting! Shared everywhere!

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