Fast Food Industry: Learn About The Dark Side of the All-American Meal With This Guide To Fast Food Restaurants Social Aspects United States, Fast Food Calorie Counter, Fast Food For Sustained Energy and Fast Food Nutrition Facts [NOOK Book]

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On any given day, one out of four Americans opts for a quick and cheap meal at a fast-food restaurant, without giving either its speed or its thriftiness a second thought. Fast food is so ubiquitous that it now seems as American, and harmless, as apple pie.

But the industry's drive for consolidation, homogenization, and speed has radically transformed America's diet, landscape, economy, and workforce, often in insidiously destructive ways. In...
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Fast Food Industry: Learn About The Dark Side of the All-American Meal With This Guide To Fast Food Restaurants Social Aspects United States, Fast Food Calorie Counter, Fast Food For Sustained Energy and Fast Food Nutrition Facts

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Overview

On any given day, one out of four Americans opts for a quick and cheap meal at a fast-food restaurant, without giving either its speed or its thriftiness a second thought. Fast food is so ubiquitous that it now seems as American, and harmless, as apple pie.

But the industry's drive for consolidation, homogenization, and speed has radically transformed America's diet, landscape, economy, and workforce, often in insidiously destructive ways. In this guide you'll discover facts about fast food for sustained energy, fast food calorie counter, fast food restaurants social aspects united states and more.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014433662
  • Publisher: New Life
  • Publication date: 5/21/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 850,065
  • File size: 11 KB

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  • Posted June 26, 2012

    Extremely Important and Powerful Book

    I read this book knowing I was not going to learn any new and cheery anecdotes about how Ronald McDonald got his start..... instead I read this to solidify the notion that fast food was not a healthy choice. And boy, did this book give you reasons it is not, and I'm not just talking nutritional value here.

    I found this book fascinating for the detail was great, well researched, and given to the reader straight. It was an eye opening book. Who knew that due to the meat industry being run just by a few corporations, essentially we are eating the same meat from the same feedlots and slaughter houses whether we buy it at a fast food chain or the local supermarket, and perhaps even the nicer restaurants. I also found some of the content appalling. Cattle are fed cats, dogs, other cows, even old newspaper! If this doesn't outrage you enough, just wait to you get to how these same meat conglomerates treat the low paid, low skilled employees of the slaughterhouses.

    This book is insightful and unbelievable, and will make you question how the fast food giants sleep at night.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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