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Nutrition of Fast Foods, etc.

I need help with the following discussion question:

Examine an ample assortment of cans, boxes, and labels from different food items or pictures of popular fast-food items and associated nutritional charts, which are often provided by fast-food chains. Provide the nutritional information of the items located in your list.

Additionally, provide the relative content of protein, lipids, carbohydrates, fiber, and micronutrients in the various foods.

830 word essay with reference

Solution Summary

According to a study conducted by OECD in 2012, the United States was ranked number one as it relates to obesity out of 28 countries polled. The study's results compiled that 30.6% of our population is considered overweight in regards to weight in correlation with their age. Additionally, the results reflected that the majority of Americans polled spend over half of their monthly budget on eating out. In the last 40 years economists have seen annual restaurant sales increase to over $395 billion, which is a direct reflection of our obesity epidemic. In order to combat this growing epidemic the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has required that manufacturers label foods that require most prepared foods, such as breads, cereals, canned and frozen foods, snacks, desserts, and drinks. Nutrition labeling for raw produce that includes fruits, vegetables, and fish is voluntary.

830 word essay with reference