Beyond. Health and Wellness Magazine July 2016 - Page 16

w o n s e i r o l a c r u o f o 70 percent d o o f d e s s e c o r p m o r f come It’s a sad fact that 7 out of every 10 foods that touch your mouth are altered with chemical ingredients, according to Melanie Warner, a former New York Times reporter who authored the book Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal. 16 And here are a few fast food statistics • One out of four Americans eats fast food every day. • Americans spend more than $100 billion on fast food every year.This amount of money is enough to stop world hunger for many years. • There are only seven items on the McDonald’s menu that do not contain sugar. • If you eat a Big Mac, large fries, and large Coke, you will have to walk non-stop for six hours to burn off the calories you have gained. • French fries, which are known as one of the unhealthiest foods, are the most widely consumed form of vegetables in the United States. • Most children in North America are able to recognize McDonald’s before they even learn to speak.