Want to eat healthy? Try the value menu!

Posted on August 28th, by Foodio54 in General. No Comments

Many American’s struggle with eating healthy.  It’s not a secret that we’re mostly overweight.  Right now – more than one-in-three adults are obese.  That trend is worse in some parts of the country than in others.  Surprisingly – the worst offenders are just west of the Appalachians and east of the Mississippi river.

If you’re trying to watch how many calories your body is taking in – you might want to consider eating from the Dollar Menu.  Many of us are fooled every day in to eating options from the premium menu that sound healthy.  McDonald’s Premium Chicken Club sandwich has nearly 600 calories in it and over 40% of your daily fat intake.

Most of us hear the word “premium” and assume that these items are made with higher quality ingredients that are healthier for you.  The sad news … Read More »

NYC Soda Ban: Totalitarianism or A Positive Step in the Fight Against Obesity?

Posted on August 1st, by Foodio54 in General, Restaurant News. No Comments

It seems like these days the government is all up in everyone’s business, most specifically on what we are and are not allowed to do with our bodies. Texas and Ohio have been in the news with their  crack down on a woman’s right to choose and Mayor Bloomberg more recently has been fighting tooth and nail for his right to ban large sugary drinks from being served to the people of his city. It appears that these individuals in power are riding on a very slippery slope, so the question then becomes to what extent are we going to allow them to determine what we do with our bodies?

Obesity is an epidemic in this country. I for one am someone who has a hard time putting down the Agave Nectar Sweet Tea served at my local Coffee … Read More »

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