Fast Food

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  1. Brinafr3sh profile image77
    Brinafr3shposted 7 years ago

    Do you eat fast food more than you eat home cooked meals?

    1. Brinafr3sh profile image77
      Brinafr3shposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I eat home cooked meals more than fast food. And it saves on money by eating home meals.

    2. Maddie Ruud profile image76
      Maddie Ruudposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely not.  I cook 6 nights a week (if not 7), and bring bag lunches to work.  I don't remember the last time I went to a fast-food establishment.  The closest was probably a local burger joint in Oakland a few years ago.  I know too much about fast food and what's in it to be able to choke it down.  I'd probably involuntarily vomit.

      1. KiaKitori profile image76
        KiaKitoriposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        What about Subway? Is it bad too?
        I eat there from time to time.

    3. KiaKitori profile image76
      KiaKitoriposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I cook at home too and sometimes I even cook my own junk food. Still, I feel that I don't get enough veggies and fruits in my meals.

    4. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      no, I don't eat it. We cook every night and lunches are salads or leftovers from the night before.

      have you watched Fast Food Nation, or Food, Inc? 

      an occasional subway is fine, but fast food is basically food stuff and chemicals.

      BTW, I love the attitude quote you have on your profile! smile

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image78
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Ohhhh yes Fast Food Nation  oh wow

        Its not McDonalds its really McPoops... roll


        Also the more I check food labels ,the more disheartened Im becoming...some foods ,canned or pre-packaged are carrying 90% salt!! ,the sugar thing is also outrageous or they get around it by using corn syrup ,so they can say sugar 0%..crazy.

        I am sure this is not what people want,so how come they have laws that allow the manufacturers to be able too.

        I dont get it.

        1. aslanlight profile image71
          aslanlightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Sugar's addictive, which is why they add it, so we'll keep coming back for more! Salt adds more taste to otherwise tastless non-food.

    5. aslanlight profile image71
      aslanlightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I rarely eat fast foods. I gave them up several years ago for health reasons and now I don't enjoy them.

    6. Daffy Duck profile image60
      Daffy Duckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No.  I cook almost all of my meals.  It helps to control my weight and it is cheaper.

    7. rcrm89 profile image62
      rcrm89posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      McDonalds maybe 1-2x per year max.

      Subway maybe 3-4x per year

      That's about it when it comes to fast food.

  2. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    I eat homecooked meals,lots of fresh whole foods BUT occassionally I eat junk food because it tastes so good!

  3. Bellamie profile image56
    Bellamieposted 7 years ago

    nowadays it costs too much to eat out, so we do a lot of home cooking.  its healthier meals, too.

  4. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    Fast food will kill you. Know a guy's mom, her son 23 got diabetes and cancer on a diet of soda and fast food, plus weighed about near 300 pounds.

  5. Mikeydoes profile image74
    Mikeydoesposted 7 years ago

    Unless it is Wendy's #6(spicy chicken) I usually don't touch it. McDonalds is kind of gross as is BK, White Castle, or any of those other places. I'd rather go buy some sausage and grill out.

    I probably make a eat roast beef or turkey sandwiches more than anything.. Or maybe even cereal.

    1. optimus grimlock profile image60
      optimus grimlockposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      wendys spicey chicken is garbage compared to chick-fila's, try it once and you'll never go back!

  6. profile image0
    Home Girlposted 7 years ago

    Forget about "that tastes good" excuse! if you realise what it does to your body, you'll never be able to enjoy it. It ruins your health, it's not natural, it's overprocessed and is only good to fatten pigs! But nowadays even pork meat preferred to be lean! Places like McDonald and Tim Horton's in Canada (I do not know if they sneaked in US or not yet) should be illegal. I am not joking. People eat oversugared "dog's nuts" with sugary coffee and fat cream. What else? Soups at Tom Horton's are cooked in a plastic bag for hours, don't ask me why, no idea. Bagels and breads have cheap margarine in it. I worked there, I know. If I tell you everything you are not going to eat anything there, guaranteed. Take a lunch bag, how hard is it?

  7. kmackey32 profile image67
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    Home cooked

  8. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    "I am sure this is not what people want,so how come they have laws that allow the manufacturers to be able too." Because the manufacturers own America and control the FDA.

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image78
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hmm Seriously?

  9. lrohner profile image80
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    I eat almost all of my meals at home, with the occasional pizza from a nearby restaurant (soooo good) every couple of weeks, and the occasional meal out with friends. But every couple of months I have to admit that I get the craving and eat either a McD's fish sandwich, a Subway sub (whole wheat bread, hold half the bread) or a Quizno's salad or sub. I can't help myself. smile

  10. mcimicata profile image61
    mcimicataposted 7 years ago

    Definitely not! I have the occasional fast food meal, but it is usually only once or twice per month

  11. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    industry owns our politicians who are supposed to be passing legislation for the benefit and welfare of Americans. ha.


    http://gawker.com/#!5792008/making-fact … st-the-law
    Be sure to watch the video before it's against the law to see where your food comes from.

  12. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago

    ...at the OP...No!  big_smile

  13. Esquae profile image56
    Esquaeposted 7 years ago

    No, I'm very conscious of what I eat and cook about 90% of everything I eat.

    There is always room for a fast food night when you eat well.

  14. eatlikenoone profile image64
    eatlikenooneposted 7 years ago

    I never eat fast food unless there is a situation where I can't get home to cook, so mainly only when traveling.

  15. Matt in Jax profile image66
    Matt in Jaxposted 7 years ago

    I eat a lot more home-cooked meals than I do fast food, but I do enjoy take out every now and again.

  16. Gordon Hamilton profile image96
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 7 years ago

    I had to take a few minutes to think about this reply and when I did actually last have fast food. The best I can do is state that it is definitely more than two years ago because I was living in London at the time. I remember buying a doner kebab after leaving a pub fairly late one night (in no condition to be cooking.)

    I would honestly never consider buying fast food, except in an emergency. It is inferior to home cooked food in taste, it is many times more expensive and it is more often than not extremely unhealthy in nature.

    Don't see the appeal! smile

  17. camlo profile image87
    camloposted 7 years ago

    I often feel a pang of hunger which causes me to drop into a McDonald or Burger King, which I just happen to be passing by. Bockwurst, ice cream and white chocolate seem to be part of my daily diet, too. But I do take a vitamin pill each day.

    Okay, I'm exagerating a little - I also cook a healthy meal almost every evening, and I did eat an apple today.

  18. Richieb799 profile image78
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    I've eaten loads of junk while traveling, luckily my friends I'm visiting began cooking me meals, they are Italian lol

  19. shellybelly123 profile image59
    shellybelly123posted 7 years ago

    I try to eat at home because its healthy, tastier and cheaper.  Fast food tastes good then you break out and get this ugly belly fat.

  20. profile image48
    ForYourInfoposted 7 years ago

    I think people should be honest.Because most of the busy people who specially works outside,have to depend sometime on fast foods.The tanagers are mad for fast foods.Burgers,Pizza,Chocolates,Ice creams are the first preference on their menu list.So,fast foods are quite hot listed.But we should avoid fast foods as much as we can as it does nothing but bad for our health.

  21. profile image0
    janellelkposted 7 years ago

    I eat out quite a bit more than I'd like but I totally stay away from fast food.  Fast food makes me feel like crap. 

    I love to cook at home and I hope with this upcoming living situation change, I'll really be able to do a lot of heavy duty home cooking!

  22. SandyMcCollum profile image76
    SandyMcCollumposted 7 years ago

    My college-age kids all say they can't feed themselves cheaper than a dollar menu! So guess what they eat a lot of.... I do like to cook and the dollar menu is cheaper, but I just don't like it.

 
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