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Your Next Fast Food Meal Might Come With A Government Warning

Whether it's drinking alcohol while operating heavy machinery, smoking while pregnant or removing that tag on your mattress, the government likes to slap warnings on products to keep us from doing dangerous things. And pretty soon, you might find a government warning on yet another product: your fast food meal. [jump]
Keep reading to learn about the government warning on fast food[jump]

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Cage-Free Eggs Coming Soon to a Breakfast Burrito Near You

Have you ever eaten fast food breakfast and felt sick to your stomach after? That could have been caused by the quality of the food... or maybe it was karma. The eggs in that breakfast sandwich you ate likely came from a chicken raised in a cage. A cage so small, the chicken can't walk or even raise its wings. This leaves the chickens in poor health, both physically and mentally. Luckily, one fast food restaurant has made a commitment to buck this trend.

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Healthy Tips For National Fast Food Day

Strap on a bib, loosen your belt and prepare your arteries to be clogged, because it's National Fast Food Day! Time to gorge on fried, greasy foods like hogs at a feeding trough! Or is it? At FastFoodNutrition.org, we're dedicated to helping you make smarter decisions with your eating habits. Today we present a few tips to help you make sure your National Fast Food Day meal doesn't come with a side of weight gain. [jump]Keep reading for our list of what to eat and what to avoid on National Fast Food Day.[jump]

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Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Goes Natural, But Is It Healthier?

According to the calendar and the sunburn I'm sporting, it's still summer. But that hasn't stopped Starbucks from already bringing back everyone's favorite fall beverage, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. This year, the PSL is back with a new ingredient: Pumpkin. That's right, all those Pumpkin Spice Lattes you were guzzling in years past were really a cocktail of artificial ingredients that didn't contain any actual pumpkin.

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The Naked Chicken Taco: The Double Down Goes Mexican

Say "Hola!" to the KFC Double Down's Tex-Mex cousin, the Taco Bell Naked Chicken Taco. Just like the Double Down, the Naked Chicken Taco asks "why eat bread when you could be eating meat?" The KFC Double Down was a bacon and cheese sandwich that used two pieces of fried chicken as the bread. In a similar vein, the Naked Chicken Taco uses a fried chicken breast as the tortilla.

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Is Brown Rice Healthier Than White?

Everyday, millions of people find themselves in line at their favorite burrito or Asian restaurant, faced with a decision of colossal importance: white or brown rice? Ok, maybe it isn't THAT big of a decision, but in a world where we're all trying to eat a little healthier, choosing the right option for your rice can make a difference.

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The Best of Fast Food: The 2015 Healthy Taste Award

Fast food has a reputation for being unhealthy, and in a world of triple bacon cheeseburgers, it's easy to see why. However, as Americans seek to improve their diets, a growing number of healthy options are popping up on fast food menus around the country. Today we celebrate the best of the best, and award them the 2015 FastFoodNutrition.org Healthy Taste Award.

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