Fast Food Nations

How is Fast Food affecting our Nation?

Introducing Fast Food

People already know that fatty food is bad and vegetables are good their just making the wrong choices. But, why? Families, busy, people, and people living on their own choose fast food because its appealing and inexpensive. Some fast food restaurants are placed in lower income communities and have a higher rate of obesity. But, not as many are placed in high in come communities have a lower rate of obesity.

Main Issues

Health Issues

Obesity is causing alarming increases in heart diseases, diabetes, and hyper tension. In our nation, approximately 20% of Americas youth is now over weight. There also many research projects on why america is so obese. A study from researchers at the NYC department of health and mental hygiene concluded that fast food, and fried chicken meals, contains more than the recommended daily intake of salt, which increases the risk of high blood pressure.

Fast Food is Deadly

Every day about a quarter of America eat burgers, fries, and sodas. Obsessions with fast food is harming adults and children in many ways, including death. Fast food and obesity kills nearly 300,000 people yearly.

Restraurants and Facts


  • McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets come in four shapes and they all have names: the boot, the ball, the bone, and the bell.
  • Burger King is called “Hungry Jack's” in Australia.
  • Before 2013, Pizza Hut was the number one purchaser of kale. They didn’t even serve it though – they used it as a decoration in their salad bars.
  • 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.
  • White Castle is the first fast food restaurant. (It was founded in 1921.)

Top fast Food Restaurant

What is fast food?

What is termed "fast food" in the United States today most commonly consists of hot, freshly prepared, and wrapped food items, served to customers or through a drive up window. Many people around america are telling them selves that fast food is getting healthier. But, thats not necessarily the case. It can also be known as both "fast food" and "quick-service food" in the restraunt industry, these items are sold and delivered in an amount of time ranging from a few seconds to several minutes.