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Fast Food Consumption In US On Decline
2013-02-21 13:47:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new federal health survey, Americans are including fewer fast food calories in their diet than they did just a decade ago. This report comes on the heels of another recent study which indicated that US children are eating fewer calories than they did 10 years ago. Based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), federal researchers showed that adults took in about 11 percent of...

Anonymous Reportedly Hacked Burger King Twitter Feed
2013-02-18 15:20:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The official Twitter account of fast-food restaurant Burger King was apparently hacked Monday afternoon and altered to make it appear like it belonged to rival McDonald's, whom the person or persons behind the attack claimed had acquired the Florida-based chain best known for the Whopper sandwich. According to Charles Arthur of The Guardian, the hackers were “apparently“¦ affiliated with the Anonymous...

2013-02-10 23:01:18

In recent years, reduced leisure time in China has led to a consumer shift away from traditional full-service restaurants toward fast-food establishments. Over the five years to 2012, revenue for the Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China grew at an annualized rate of 16.9% to $89.6 billion, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 In recent years, reduced leisure time in China has led to a consumer shift away from traditional full-service restaurants toward fast-food...

Outdoor Fast Food Ads Linked To Obesity
2013-02-01 05:43:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feeling a little tight around the waistline lately? New research indicates that a little bit of the blame for that growing winter weight could fall in the hands of marketers. UCLA researchers have found a possible link between outdoor food ads, and the growing obesity trend. Dr. Lenard Lesser and his colleagues wrote in the journal BMC Public Health about how the more outdoor advertisements promoting fast food and soft drinks there...

Fried Foods Elevate Prostate Cancer Risk
2013-01-29 05:43:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center recently revealed that fried food consumption is linked with a higher risk of prostate cancer. In particular, the team of investigators found that consumption of deep-fried foods on a regular basis can have a stronger impact. These foods include items such as French fries, fried chicken, and doughnuts. They found that this effect has more of a connection with aggressive...


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