START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Health & Wellness

These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, fast food, chemicals, hamburgers, tacos )

- 1446 days ago -
McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at these restaurants. It's hard to miss them.
7 Crazy Restaurant Dishes and Alternative Choices
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, diet, health, food, society, fast food, illness, disease, interesting, nutrition, news )

- 1620 days ago -
In an attempt to outdo each other, restaurants are constantly coming up with insane new dishes. Women's Health rounded up the biggest diet disasters of all time. Here are 7 with healthier alternative choices to satisfy your cravings.
Demand Regulation of Youth-Targeted Fast Food Advertising - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fast Food, Youth-Targetting Advertisements, Childhood Health Risk )

- 1657 days ago -
Given the epidemic proportions of childhood health risks and "disastrously effective" fast food marketing to minors, it is time for the FDA to step up and limit dangerous advertising. Demand stricter regulation of youth-oriented junk food marketing.
The Calorie Olympics: The 9 Most Unhealthy Chain Restaurant Meals
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, unhealthy eating, fast food, junk food, research, safety, society, study, nutrition, food, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 1829 days ago -
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has announced its Xtreme Eating Awards dishonorees--let the horror show begin.
McDonald's 'Healthy' Kids' Drinks Packed With 12 Teaspoons of Sugar
Health & Wellness  (tags: fast food, children's health, children, diet, health, nutrition, children's diet, sugar, junk food, McDonald's )

- 2075 days ago -
Fruitizz, McDonald's new 'healthy' kids' drink, has been criticised for containing more sugar than a can of Fanta. A 500ml cup of the fizzy fruit juice has been found to contain 12 teaspoons of sugar.
McDonalds Soft Serve Chicken - Bones, Guts and Eyeballs Included. Lovin' It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, health, junkfood, fast food, mc donalds, risks, safety, nutrition, food )

- 2190 days ago -
Since this meat is infested with bacteria, it will be soaked in ammonia in order to kill those little critters. But who wants ammonia nuggets? So in order to mask the ammonia taste, they season it with tons of artificial flavors and artificially dye it.
Free Fast Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, burger king, food coupons, kfc, subway sandwiches, fast food, burgersfood )

- 2610 days ago -
Get mcdonalds, kfc and burger king meals with free coupons here
Your Request Is Being Processed... USA Today Dietitian Recommends Eating McDonalds, KFC, Taco Bell And Burger King O
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, nutrition, food, fast food )

- 3082 days ago -
On The Today Show, Matt Lauer hosted dietitian Elizabeth Ward to discuss how to make "healthy" food choices on a road trip. Virtually the only measure Ward used to evaluate what was healthy was how many calories is in it.She started out with breakfast at
Burger and Fr ... Uh, What Was I Saying?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, fast food )

- 3334 days ago -
A study links fast-food diets to Alzheimer's.
Mediterranean Diet Declines, and Weights Rise - NYTimes.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, mediterranean, junk food, blood pressure, fat, weight gain, fast food, pizza, sugar, olive oil )

- 3404 days ago -
Dr. Michalis Stagourakis has seen a transformation of his pediatric practice here over the past three years. The usual sniffles and stomachaches of childhood are now interspersed with far more serious conditions: diabetes, high blood pressure, high
Video & Article: Pima First People's Water Rights Give Hope for Better Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native People, Water, Water Rights, Agriculture, litigation, GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, Arizona, government rations, canned food, unhealthy, fast food, diabetes, traditional farming, natural foods, community garden, diet, fats, sugar )

- 3429 days ago -
Now, after yrs of litigation that produced the largest water-rights settlement ever in Indian country, the Pima are getting some of their water back. Will they now go back to natural farming & vegies to fight the diabetes >1/2 the tribe suffers from?
Water Rights Restored, Southwestern Tribes Hope for Health Benefits
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, water rights, farming, irrigation, diet, tradition, diabetes, fast food, Native culture, Pima, Maricopa, , New Mexico, Arizona, Gila River )

- 3430 days ago -
The Pima, Maricopa & Tohono O'odham communities in the American southwest are looking forward to using the water to farm for more traditional, natural foods, as obesity accompanied by diabetes devastates their health.
McDonald's Mice 'Becoming Human'
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, mcd, mice, animal, testing, burgers, fries, diet, weight, human, scientists, nutrition, humans, food, fast food, vegetarian, chimps, vegan, chips )

- 3643 days ago -
Mice fed a diet of McDonald's burgers and fries not only put on weight but start to develop human-like genetic traits, scientists have found.
The 88 Fast Food Items Most Likely To Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: fast food, trans fat, worst, unhealthy, ingredient, nutrition, facts, menu )

- 3727 days ago -
The absolute worst ingredient your food could possibly contain is trans fat. Knowing this, I looked over the nutrition facts of literally every single item from 21 fast food menus to put together a list of the 88 fast food items highest in trans fat.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Health & Wellness

Most Active Stories Today in Health & Wellness tagged with fast food

top story finders in Health & Wellness

1. Paulo Reeson 18 popular stories

2. Marianne R 17 popular stories

3. Animae C 17 popular stories

4. Nita L 16 popular stories

5. Cathy B 15 popular stories

6. Laura H 13 popular stories

7. Elizabeth M 13 popular stories

8. Carole K 12 popular stories

9. Kalliope M 11 popular stories

10. Melania P 10 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.