Children eat five times more fast food today than they did in 1970, according to one medical research group. Every day, one out of every three young people ages four to nineteen eats fast food. This captivating book provides an overview of why eating fast food can be unhealthy and why eating too much fast food can contribute to being overweight and lead to other health problems. The book includes a description of fast food, how it is prepared and served, the healthy and unhealthy ingredients in many fast foods, and suggestions for healthy daily diets.
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