“You are what you eat. So don’t be fast, cheap, easy or fake.”

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So what is fast food really? Here is the dictionary definition “easily prepared processed food served in snack bars and restaurants as a quick meal or to be taken away”

Pizzas that get delivered in less than 30 minutes, burgers and chips that can be picked up at a drive-thru are examples of fast food. Now, think about it – If something is delivered in 30 it was cooked in under 5 mins. The only way this can be done is using pre-cooked ingredients loaded with preservatives like salt, sugar and trans fats. A typical fast food meal contains around 50% of your daily limit of sodium/salt and added sugars.

Many of us watch the amount of sugar we add to our morning cup of tea, but how many of us realize the horrifying amounts of sugar we consume through fast foods and processed foods? Even the packaged foods fall largely under the same umbrella. Foods like pack of chips, nachos, salad dressings, sugar cereals etc. Continue reading