The Pros And Cons Of Fast Food Chips

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McDonalds, a poster child for the average fast food diet, has yet again been exposed for selling foods containing far more hazardous ingredients to American customers.

Repeatedly, we find that processed foods—which are bad enough even without added chemicals—contain far more hazardous ingredients in the US compared to other nations, most notably Europe.

In fact, many of the foods Americans eat on a regular basis are banned in other countries. On the upside, companies like Frito Lays has actually started offering a certified organic version of its popular potato chip, but it 's only sold in certain stores.

With all the known health issues associated with junk food, why not offer this healthier organic version everywhere? Granted, organic potato chips are by no means a health food. But if you 're going to eat chips, organic chips would certainly be the lesser evil.

There are countless of examples showing that processed food does not have to be quite as harmful as it currently is, yet there 's a pervasive double standard. Americans get processed foods that are absolutely chock full of additives, while the same products sold in other nations are made with far fewer ingredients, and less hazardous ones.

McDonald 's French Fries Contain Far Less Junk in the UK Than the US

FOX news1 recently reported that McDonald 's French fries sold in the UK contain far fewer ingredients, which is typically a hallmark of a healthier product. Even if it is highly processed, and therefore
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