Fast Food: The Human Diet

April 2008
Science Teacher;Apr/May2008, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p14
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the human diet. According to researchers who have conducted a study of plants used for food, a meal of burger and fries can be viewed as the perfect example of the increasingly varied diet of mankind. These foods are used to show how an average human diet in developed nations is more different than before. The meal contains approximately 20 different species and ingredients from different places in the world. The study concludes that the fast-food burger is a symbol of globalization.


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