• Monday, August 15, 2022

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McDonald’s burgers and fries are worse for your health than they were in 1989

In this photo illustration, fast food from a branch of McDonald’s is pictured on February 20, 2018 in Bristol, England. The number of takeaway restaurants has increased significantly in the last few years and this has raised concerns that this can lead to over-consumption in cheap, unhealthy high-fat nutrient-poor food and drink leading to higher body weight and greater risk of obesity. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Despite McDonald’s attempts to introduce healthier snack options, the food offered by the fast-food giant has been revealed to contain more fats, sugar and salt than what’s considered healthy. McDonald’s most popular menu items such as Big Mac, French Fries and Quarter Pounder with cheese were found to be unhealthier in 2018 than they were 30 years ago. According to The Sun, a Big Mac and Filet-O-Fish now has three times the sugar that burgers contained in 1989 and the regular french fries had 42 per cent more calories. McDonald’s food has evolved a lot in the past three decades,…

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