Fast food no healthier than a decade ago, researchers say

While fast food restaurants have made some changes in an attempt to offer healthier menu options, researchers have not found those changes to have made much of a difference.

Researchers at Tufts University measured saturated fat, trans fat and sodium in three menu items: French fries, cheeseburgers and grilled chicken sandwiches.

They compared their findings to the levels of fat and salt in the same foods more than a decade ago and say there was almost no difference. Though today's fries have less trans fat, on the whole they are just as bad for you.


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