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Here are the 55 ingredients in a Chick-fil-A Sandwich. Should you eat them?

QUICK LOOK: Chick-fil-A’s famous chicken sandwich has 55 ingredients, including MSG, artificial colors Yellow 5 and Blue 1, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate, Potassium Iodate, and Dimethylpolysiloxane. These additives are linked to several health risks, and some are banned or heavily restricted in other countries.  Chick-fil-A has made some good progress in eliminating antibiotics, high fructose corn … Read More

They Say McDonald’s Is Removing Artificial Ingredients – But The Menu is Still Full Of Them!

This story about McDonald’s was all over the news… Did you see it? Here are some headlines: “McDonald’s removing artificial additives from its burgers” – CNN Money “McDonald’s burgers: New recipes remove artificial ingredients” – CBS News “McDonald’s Nixes Artificial Ingredients from Its Burgers” – Food & Wine Sounds pretty good, right? At first, I … Read More

What’s The Healthiest Fast Food Burger Chain?

If you’re careful about what you eat, you probably don’t frequent chains like McDonald’s or Burger King, but where do you go when you want a burger? There are several higher-end and “farm-to-table” burger chains popping up, advertising their “all natural”, “organic” and “grass-fed” burgers. So I had to find out, are they really legit? Are … Read More

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