People who eat fast food may be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates, a new study finds — another reason to avoid eating these typically unhealthy foods, experts say.
When you first bite into a Big Mac, it is absolutely glorious. The two patties sandwiching the chewy bread in the middle with the lovely thousand island sauce mixing in with the pickles and lettuce, the taste is iconic. Add in fries and a sip of Coke in between bites and you have reached Fast Food nirvana. But after you eat a Big Mac? Your body doesn’t always feel so hot.
The Food and Drug Administration has given your precious trans fats three years to live — because the only real way to increase the health of Americans is to force them by law. According to the New York Times, Tuesday’s decision was “final” and will entirely “remove industrial trans fats from the American diet by 2018.” The sweeping change will reportedly reduce the annual number of heart attacks by as much as 20,000 — ultimately saving as many as 7,000 lives per year.
Do you love Chipotle’s huge, environmentally conscious burritos, but hate walking along the counter to order? Do you often find yourself craving barbacoa soft tacos, but shuddering at the thought of getting off your couch? Do you smoke a lot of weed?
If you’ve dreamed of a day in which Egg McMuffins could be purchased way after the weekday 10:30 a.m. cut-off, you may be in luck: McDonald’s plans to test all-day breakfast in the coming months, CNBC reports.