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Is fast food taking over the world?
Last Updated: 19th May, 2020
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Beside this, what is the number 1 fast food restaurant in the world?
Likewise, what percent of the world eats fast food? They found that, overall, 36.6 percent of adults – about 85 million – consumed fast food, including pizza, on a given day. The percentage was higher for people between the ages of 20 and 39 (44.9 percent) and 40 and 59 (37.7 percent). Those 60 and older were least likely to consume fast food, at 24.1 percent.
Likewise, how does fast food affect the world?
Fast food is usually higher in fat, calories, cholesterol, and sodium in comparison to homemade meals. Eating too much fast food can increase risk for health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity.
How did fast food become so popular?
Fast food is popular because the food is inexpensive, convenient, and tastes good. However, fast food is often made with cheaper ingredients such as high fat meat, refined grains, and added sugar and fats, instead of nutritious ingredients such as lean proteins, whole grains, fresh fruits, and vegetables.