Fast food is much fatter and saltier than 30 years ago

Fast food servings have gotten significantly bigger since 1986, which may partly explain the rise in obesity in the United States.

Eating out linked with hormonal disruptions, researchers say

Researchers discover a 35% increase in the levels of a chemical substance linked to asthma, type 2 diabetes, and infertility, in those who dined at restaurants the previous day.

It’s not just the poor: all Americans eat fast food about as often

Bite into this study.

DNA tests reveal that Subway’s chicken only has 50% chicken

An investigative Canadian TV program revealed that the chicken from Subway sandwiches only contain about 50% chicken.

Study finds fluorinated chemicals in one third of fast food wrappers

Bad food packaging, bad!

The food gap is widening more than ever

It’s the first period in human history when the rich are thing, and the poor are fat – and this has a lot to do with something called the food gap. The food gap is basically what you’d expect from it (much like the wealth gap): there’s a huge difference between what rich people and poor people eat. A new

Fast food companies target kids with marketing for unhealthy products

In 2012, in the US, the fast food industry spent $4.6 billion to advertise (mostly unhealthy products) – with children and teens being the main target audiences. A new report released by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity highlights some minor improvements such as healthier sides and beverages in most restaurants’ kids’ meals, but the fact that

Big food corporations work with corrupt government agencies to eliminate “small time” competition and take over the industry

As you sit in the morning and have your daily coffee or tea and enjoy your breakfast, take a moment to think where that food actually comes from. Odds are, it’s not coming from your local farm; nope, odds are, it comes from a handful of companies. Three companies now account for more than 40 per cent of global coffee

Health insurers are major investers in fast foods

According to a recent study published by the American Journal of Public Health, health insurers are among the top investors in major fast food chains. Ironically, these companies invest nearly 2 billion dollars per year in companies closely linked with heart and vasculary diseases. “The insurance industry, so far as it seeks to make a profit, it does so in