Tagged: obesity

New York Area McDonald’s To Automatically Offer Fruit In All Happy Meals

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Starting today all McDonald’s in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will offer fruit automatically in their Happy Meals as a part of McDonald’s new “Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choice”. The initiative is supposed to “help” customers make more nutrition minded choices but I’d say if you chose to go to McDonald’s the first thought on your mind wasn’t nutrition. Continue reading

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

VIDEO: Fat Joe Drops 88 Pounds, Explains Made Him Do It

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“I’m addicted to food; I love food,” said Fat Joe, whose real name is Joe Cartagena. “It’s like a crack addict – he hits rock bottom and he says, ‘All right, forget it. I’m not going to get high anymore.'” -Fat Joe

Fat Joe recently dropped 88lbs and revealed his new physique in his latest video “Drop A Body”. Joe, who once topped the scales at 425 lbs, is now around Continue reading

VIDEO: Beyonce Goes From Endorsing Pepsi To Endorsing Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign

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“I am excited to become part of this effort that addresses a public health crisis. First Lady Michelle Obama deserves credit for tackling this issue directly, and I applaud the NAB Education Foundation for trying to make a positive difference in the lives of our schoolchildren.” -Beyonce

Singer Beyonce is joining First Lady Michelle Obama in the fight against childhood obesity, although to be fair Master P and son Romeo did it first. Continue reading