Fast Food to Health Food

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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  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 . 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

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