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Eating Out Is Harmful to Your Health

Half the food on the menu at a full service restaurant is unhealthy, and a whopping 70% of the food at fast food restaurants is unhealthy, according to EurekAlert, which reported on a new study by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. The average American eats out often and gets 1 of every 5 calories from restaurant food, according to the study, which found that less than 0.1% — almost none — of all the restaurant meals consumed over the study period were considered nutritional or healthy. Many restaurants add sugar, additives and fillers to many of their food items and use unhealthy factory meats and cooking oils, which contribute nothing as far as nutritional value and can be detrimental to your health.  Read more.....



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