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2013 fast food facts

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    Fast food portion sizes have stopped increasing in size, but they’re still too high in calories, sodium, and fat.

    % of daily calorie intake from popular fast food meals:

    • an order of large French fries accounted for one-quarter of the daily calories recommended for an adult (based on a 2,000-calorie per-day diet recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans): 25% daily calories

    • a large-sized cheeseburger meal accounted for more than half to nearly all of the daily calories recommended for an adult: 57% to 88% daily calories

    % of daily sodium intake from popular fast food meals:

    • a 4 ounce cheeseburger accounted for half of the recommended daily sodium consumption for an adult (based on a 2,000-calorie per-day diet recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans): 50% daily sodium

    • a large-sized cheeseburger meal accounted for more than half to more than all of the daily sodium recommendation for an adult: 62% to 111% daily sodium

    Infographic breaking down fact food facts presented in: Urban LE, Roberts SB, Fierstein JL, Gary CE, Lichtenstein AH. Temporal Trends in Fast-Food Restaurant Energy, Sodium, Saturated Fat, and Trans Fat Content, United States, 1996–2013. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:140202. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.140202

    PCD Preventing Chronic Disease

    CS253201-A

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