Fast Food to Health FoodPaper Rating: Word Count: 1058 Approx Pages: 4
America's fast food restaurants are revamping their menu. In reaction to
widespread criticism of the fast food industry, they are expanding their typical
"fat laden ┬Ł burgers and fries to a healthier fare. They are now offering salads,
veggie burgers, and yogurt offerings.
It all started with Subway, when a young man named Jared Fogle lost 245
pounds eating nothing but Subway sandwiches for almost a year. His diet would
consist of a 6-inch turkey sub for lunch and a foot-long veggie delight sub for
dinner. When Subway learned this they started a campaign slogan which said "7
Subs with 6 Grams of Fat or Less ┬Ł. At that time, it was the only fast food
restaurant that was healthier compared to the rest.
Then at another point, A New York City lawyer has filed suit against the
four big fast-food corporations, saying their fatty foods are responsible for his
client's obesity and related health problems. Samuel Hirsch filed a lawsuit
alleging that McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC Corporation are
irresponsible and deceptive in the posting of their nutritional information. They