Tagged: cholesterol

Burger King Fires “The King”, Switches To “Healthier” Fast Food Image

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When I was a kid in the 90s, Burger King had some seriously recognizable ad appeal. The BK Kid’s Club with the golden cardboard crowns and array of crazy characters was alluring to any and all 5 to 10 year olds. Fast forward to the mid 2000’s when Burger King was losing grip on the fast food market and introduced “The King”. It undoubtedly had a magnetism for teens who found the characters’ bizarre antics entertaining, but apparently, ‘The King’ just wasn’t entertaining enough. Burger King revealed the character received his pink slip and would now be replaced with a pseudo-Subway approach to advertisement; fresh ingredients. Continue reading

What’s Worse For You Than KFC’s New Double Down Chicken Sandwich?

People are making it seem like KFC’s new Double Down cholesterol fest sandwich is the worst thing to ever hit fast food. Surely there are other foods that are fast and worse for you than the Double Down which consists of two fried chicken fillets with a filling of two slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheese, two slices of bacon, sauce, and no bun.

The pic above is of TopCultured’s take on the bunless Double Down which they call The Fried Chicken Luther Double Down Sandwich. A sliced, glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut bun was added. Below the good folks at fivethirtyeight.com have provided I guess what you might call an un-nutrition chart with measurements based in Double Downs. Even the Whopper with Cheese is more unhealthy for you than a Double Down. Continue reading


Photo Credit: Reuters Pictures: U.S. President Barack Obama gives a thumb’s-up when asked about his health as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House February 28, 2010.

We already knew our president is young but now we know for sure he’s pretty healthy, and still smoking.

At the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Obama’s doctor and the head of the White House medical unit, Jeff Kuhlman, examined him. Dr. Kuhlman pronounced him “fit for duty” adding the president will likely “remain so for the duration of his presidency” in his first check up since taking office.

It’s amazing what you can find out about a President. We can know more about Mr. Obama than many of us know about ourselves!

For example he exercises at least six mornings a week and plays basketball and golf. Unless you’re doing that too he probably still thinks you’re fat though. Continue reading