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Fast Food Calories

We're Clueless When It Comes To Fast Food Meal Calories, Study Shows

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 11/14/2013 07:45 AM EST on LiveScience BOSTON - People eating at fast food restaurants aren't very...

10 Roadside Foods You Should Never Eat

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Ah, the Great American Road Trip... and the calorie bombs that go with it. You may want to steer clear of these.

WATCH: What Fast Food Restaurants Don't Tell You About Your Meal

Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Fast food restaurants across the country have begun listing calorie counts on their menus to allow consumers to make more informed decisions about wha...

Consumers Underestimate Calories In Fast Food Meals, Study Reveals

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has found that diners underestimate the amount of calories in fast food meals. Nearly 3,400 adults, t...

Fast Food Still Unhealthy: What You Can Do

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

With so much attention on the relationship between obesity and eating out, has the fast-food industry improved their offerings over the years? It seems that the choices today are not that much healthier, a new study says.

Calorie Labeling: Take the Plunge

Scott Davis | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business
Scott Davis

In today's wired world, trying to withhold information is an increasingly futile strategy. Sooner or later, your customers are going to know everything they want to know about you anyway. So what happened after we posted calorie counts on our menu boards?

Fast Food CEO: Health Food Craze 'Not Our Personality'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

Fast food can have a lot of calories and one CEO isn't afraid to keep in that way. Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants which owns Carl's Jr. a...

Adults Get 11 Percent Of Calories From Fast Food, Says Study

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA -- On an average day, U.S. adults get roughly 11 percent of their calories from fast food, a government study shows. That's down slightly fro...

Fast Food Industry Resolutions We'd Like To See For 2013

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.27.2012 | Food

The fast food industry continues to be one of the most powerful forces in the U.S. and across the globe, affecting not just the daily lives of people ...

New McDonald's Menu Item: Calorie Counts

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 11.12.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. will soon get a new menu addition: The number of calories in the chain's burgers and fries. The world'...

Will McD's Sway Olympics Critics With Low-Cal Menu Repackaging?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.23.2012 | Food

McDonald's is hoping to stress the healthier aspects of its menu with a new effort that regroups low-calorie offerings in a "Favorites Under 400 Calor...

Catherine Pearson

Diet Sabotage: Nearly 1 In 5 Calorie Counts Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

Scanning stated calorie contents before ordering a meal might seem like a good bet in terms of losing weight, but a new study suggests the numbers you...

Movie Theaters Fight Mandate To Post Calorie Counts

Slashfood | Jessie Cacciola, Posted Mar 16th 2011 @ 1:00PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Thanks to a new law, clearly posted calorie counts will soon tell you exactly how much weight that burger will add to your hips. But you'll also be fa...

10 Of The Fattiest Fast Foods

Grace Nasri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Grace Nasri

The top 10 high calorie fast food items.

Trans Fat: Public Enemy #1

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Trans fats lurk in cookies, crackers, pizza dough, fried foods, donuts... hell, let's just say if it tastes great and you feel guilty eating it, it could have trans fat written all over it (in grease pen, natch).

The Ultimate Guide To Fast Food Calorie Counts

A Calorie Counter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fast food is bad food. That's pretty much common knowledge these days. The majority of the foods served at fast food restaurants contain an insane amo...