This Fast Food Chain Reduced Sodium by 27 Percent In the Past 5 Years!

This Fast Food Chain Reduced Sodium by 27 Percent In the Past 5 Years!

One of the hidden dangers of processed foods is high levels of sodium. Americans consume almost twice the amount of salt they should on a daily basis, and the majority comes from prepared foods. The restaurant industry is a major … Continue reading

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Is This How Subway “Piles on the Veggies”??

Is This How Subway “Piles on the Veggies”??

Last month, with much fanfare in the nutrition community, Subway announced its “Pile on the Veggies” campaign in collaboration with Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative to end childhood obesity. What a great way to get kids to eat more healthful … Continue reading

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91% of Kids’ Fast Food Meals Unfit By Industry’s Own Nutrition Standards

91% of Kids’ Fast Food Meals Unfit By Industry’s Own Nutrition Standards

Fast food chains are a popular destination for families in the US. The kiddie menu offers parents a peace of mind that a child will eat her meal. Unfortunately, just like the adult food, the children’s options are full of … Continue reading

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McDonald’s McWraps. A Nutritious Choice?

McDonald’s McWraps. A Nutritious Choice?

Did you know that McDonald’s has been overtaken by Subway in number of locations in the US? Riding the wave of nutrition awareness has done good for the latter, a purveyor of foot long subs. Now Ronald McDonald wants in … Continue reading

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NYC Relentless in Obesity War. This Time: Portion Sizes

NYC Relentless in Obesity War. This Time: Portion Sizes

We visited New York this week and were happy to see that at least one local government in this country is willing to face up to the big money that is junk food. The latest subway ad campaign is calling … Continue reading

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Subway’s Dubious Nutrition Claims

Subway’s Dubious Nutrition Claims

Think of a healthy fast food chain. Which one comes to mind? If you chose Subway, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey by market research firm Decision Analyst, Subway is the fast food franchise consumers trust the most … Continue reading

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Fast Food Chain Visits Grow over 60% in 2008 vs 2007

Fast Food Chain Visits Grow over 60% in 2008 vs 2007

Image by kalebdf via Flickr Experian Simmons is a market research firm that publishes a free monthly e-newsletter, Consumer Insights to help keep clients current with the latest consumer behavior and market trends. This month they wrote about trends in … Continue reading

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