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View Resource From Wallet to Waistline: The Hidden Costs of Supersizing

Sponsored by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, this 14-page report documents the immense health risks that may result because of the ubiquity of "value" meals proffered by fast-food outlets. During the first week of May 2002, members of the National Alliance gathered pricing data of various convenience foods and meals in Washington DC, Des Moines, Little Rock, Sacramento, and...

https://cspinet.org/resource/wallet-waistline-hidden-costs-s...
View Resource Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery: Burgers and Fries

The Optical Microscopy Division of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory -- a joint venture of Florida State University, the University of Florida, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory -- presents this uncommon look at a familiar favorite. Burgers and Fries, just one of many fantastic image galleries from the Molecular Expressions Web site, shows how "this delightful classic is just as...

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/micro/gallery/burgersnfries/burg...
View Resource NPR: Nutrition Labels for Fast Foods

This website, from National Public Radio's Morning Edition, offers a look at legislation proposed in Congress that would require fast food and other chain restaurants to provide nutritional information for their menu items. The website offers complete audio of the story, which aired earlier this month. Visitors will also find a short article on the topic, links to related stories from NPR, and a...

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=149708...
View Resource Documentary on Fast Food Sparks Both Criticism and Intrigue

Morgan Spurlock's recent documentary and extended nutrition experiment has garnered great attention, both in the United States and abroad. By now, most people know that the documentary consists of him making his way to McDonalds and eating there several times a day for 30 days in a row. Since its release, the film has also done quite well, as it passed the 200-screen week this past week, and has...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0611