Mcdonald's, Burger King, And Taco Bell

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Have you ever wondered what makes a Big Mac so delicious in such a short amount of time? McDonald’s can make your meal in the time it takes you to swerve around the corner of the drive-thru. This is why millions of Americans have stopped taking the time to make a home cooked meal when there is a fast food chain up the block that has dinner in five minutes for half the cost. With Americans so invested in technology, work, and school, many turn to these unhealthy choices to save time. This fast food epidemic has led to child obesity, adult obesity, and much more cases of diabetes. Now, children and even adults don’t know the normal food portions to eat or the correct diet to follow. This paper will go over three major fast food chains, McDonald’s, Burger King, and Taco Bell, the statistics of child obesity, and the effect of unknown ingredients. With over 36,000 restaurants in 119 countries and 1.9 million employees, McDonald’s has created an empire. Almost every child and adult in the world has heard of McDonald’s or tried one of their products; it’s in every American’s daily vocabulary! McDonalds’s has products for every meal of the day, starting off with breakfast, they have their famous McGriddle. According to the McDonald’s website, the bacon, egg, and cheese McGriddle is the full works containing 450 calories, 19g of protein, 21g of fat, 48g of carbohydrates, and 1240mg of sodium. This breakfast masterpiece contains griddle cakes, or pancakes that have enriched flour,
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