Fixing Fast Food
- The Backdoor to Overconsumption: The Effect of Associating â€œLow-Fatâ€ Food with Health References. Geyskens, Kelly; Pandelaere, Mario; Dewitte, Siegfried; Warlop, Luk // Journal of Public Policy & Marketing;Spring2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p118
Using a priming procedure, the authors study the influence of associating low-fat snack products with contextual health references (e.g., words, such as diet and fiber) on the consumption of these products. Health primes increase consumption of low-fat potato chips (Study 1) and lead consumers...
- Convenience vs.Convenience vs.Calories. // Body Bulletin;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p2
The article suggests ways in which fast food can be healthy. While fast food meals can save some time, they often mean large portions and high-fat ingredients. And the typical takeout may be deficient of key nutrients. Adding extra vegetables on pizza or sandwich, or at the salad bar can add...
- FAST FOOD? Hager, Carrison // Skipping Stones;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5
The article presents the author's views on the harmful effects of eating fast food. He states that eating fast food leads to clogged arteries and increase in one's body weight. He believes that the trend is affecting people of all ages that do not seem to care if foods are healthy but rather...
- HEALTH Reporter. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);11/18/2013, Vol. 64 Issue 47, p42
The article covers issues related to health. It discusses whether low-fat food consumption can lead to weight gain. The advantages of extra-virgin coconut oil are also given which include its super-clean processing techniques, lack of trans fatty acids and its nutty flavour. A recipe for purple...
- Purchasing Behavior and Calorie Information at Fast-Food Chains in New York City, 2007. Bassett, Mary T.; Dumanovsky, Tamara; Huang, Christina; Silver, Lynn D.; Young, Candace; Nonas, Cathy; Matte, Thomas D.; Chideya, Sekai; Frieden, Thomas R. // American Journal of Public Health;Aug2008, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p1457
We surveyed 7318 customers from 275 randomly selected restaurants of 11 fast food chains. Participants purchased a mean of 827 calories, with 34% purchasing 1000 calories or more. Unlike other chains. Subway posted calorie information at point of purchase and its patrons more often reported...
- WHAT'S YOUR "LITE" MEAL HIDING? Pirisi, Angela // Prevention;May2010, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p39
The article offers information on how fast-food meals could increase weight, including larger servings, use of taste enhancers and free side dishes.
- The great brownie bust. Nelson, Nichol // Self;Sep2002, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p116
Presents a study to demonstrate that eating reduced-fat foods may lead to weight gain. Total calories in four lowfat brownies; Importance of practicing self-control regardless of the fat content.
- Industry wins battle but continues to fight 'obesity hysteria' war. Berman, Richard // Nation's Restaurant News;5/23/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p44
Comments on the effort of the food service industry to fight against obesity in the U.S. Production of low-fat foods; Risk factors of obesity; Investigation on the consumption pattern of American households.
- Healthy in a hurry. // Consumer Reports on Health;Oct99, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p1
Presents information on fast-foods that are low in fat and in calories.