Commuting Past Fast Food Restaurants Is Linked to Obesity, According to New Research
A new study suggests that passing the Golden Arches on your way to or from work can be destructive to your diet.
Viewfinder: Beyond Meat's Stock Price Surges 475 Percent Since IPO
The company's plant-based burger is now served at a number of fast food chains.
Burger King Introduces the Meatless 'Impossible Whopper'
Burger King is testing the vegetarian addition to its menu in response to rising consumer demand for meat alternatives.
Fewer Fast Food Outlets Does Not Mean Thinner People
Evidence points to a failed attempt at social engineering.
How Americans' Views of McDonald's Changed Over the Years
Researchers have long documented problems with McDonald's, but it wasn't until they began showing how the restaurants aimed at children and made people overweight that the American public paid attention.
Fast Food Companies Are Breaking Their Own Pledges About How They Advertise to Kids
Newer fast food ads all show healthy foods, but the fruits and veggies are drowned out by everything else.
Study: Exposure to McDonald's, Fast-Food Logos Make Us More Impatient
Researchers report exposure to fast-food logos lessens our ability to slow down and savor life’s pleasures.
The Affordable Calorie Act: Obamacare's Anti-Obesity Tactic
Will an Obamacare anti-obesity tactic make things worse?
Chipotle's Choice: A Shift Away From Responsibly Raised Beef
For a company that markets itself by lambasting the industrial food system, Chipotle's offerings are starting to look a lot like many other fast-food chains out there, complete with growth hormones, feedlots, GMOs, and more.
Evidence Menu Labels Don't Affect Calorie Consumption
The latest look at fast-food menu labeling suggests it's not changing attitudes at the counter, but experts hope it may make a difference earlier in the decision chain.
Information Inspires Healthier Food Choices For Children
Research shows that nutritional information about fast food inspires parents to make healthier choices for their kids.