A Third of U.S. Adults Dine Daily on Fast Food
(Bloomberg) -- Hold the mayo!
More than a third of American adults consume restaurant fast food on a daily basis, based on government survey data for 2013-2016. Men are most likely eat fast food at lunch. Women are most likely to favor fast food as a snack.
Of course, taste and convenience come with the risk of “high caloric intake” and “poor diet quality,” according to the Centers for Disease Control. It’s been estimated adults consume more than 11 percent of their total daily calories from fast food, the CDC said.
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