Tag: fast food

Reading List: Beef Recall Alert, Bio-Alfalfa Ban Lifted and Happy Meals Without Toys

by in Food News, June 25, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: The link between depression and obesity, another beef recall and CSPI threatens to sue the golden arches over Happy Meal toys

Reading List: Top 5 Overrated Food Trends, McDonald's Food Safety & A Dating Site Scandal

by in Food News, January 8, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Healthy People’s Newest Goals, dating site kicks off overweight members, and how small changes can keep diabetes at bay

Reading List: Debate Over Exercise, Tomato Blight & Banning Drive-Thrus

by in Food News, August 14, 2009

In this week’s nutrition headlines: Northeastern tomato crops wiped out by blight, Smart Choice logo debut, and 4 lifestyle changes that lower your risk of disease.

Order This, Not That: McDonald’s

by in Dining Out, February 26, 2009

McDonald’s has been talking up their healthier menu items, but what do the nutrition facts have to say? Here’s what to order — and what to stay away from — next time you stop at the “golden arches.”

Order This, Not That: Taco Bell

by in Dining Out, February 20, 2009

Are you “thinking outside the bun” and craving a tortilla or soft taco? You may want to think twice before ordering at this Mexican-inspired fast food chain or at least see what we suggest.

Order This, Not That: Subway

by in Dining Out, January 26, 2009

When it comes to fast food, sandwiches seem like a smart choice, and in many cases, they are. There are still some menu items that might surprise you. So when dining at Subway, the king of fast sandwiches, we suggest…

Order This, Not That: Burger King

by in Dining Out, January 21, 2009

Quick and cheap is appealing these days, and sometimes — at the airport, the mall, with the kids — you might have to hit up a fast-food joint. This new series will cover the popular nationwide chains to help you make smarter, healthier choices at the counter.