Fast Food Can Be as Addictive as This Illegal Drug, Expert Says

Will Kreznick

You probably already know that fast food isn’t one of the healthiest food options, considering it’s usually processed, high in calories, and often fried (we’re looking at you, french fries and onion rings). Despite knowing its unhealthy aspects, it may feel nearly impossible to turn down your favorite fast-food spot as you’re driving by… and that’s not entirely your fault.

Michael Moss, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reveals in his book Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions that fast-food can be just as addictive as heroin. If you’re wondering how this is possible, Moss

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Ted Lasso Is the TV Comfort Food We Need Right Now

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Eat This, Not That!

How You’re Ruining Your Vision Without Even Realizing It

You’re staring at a screen right now. And chances are, you don’t know the #1 thing you can do to protect your eyes while doing so. That’s why we wrote this. The truth is that the power is within your sights—diet, lifestyle choices and good eye hygiene have a lot to do with preserving vision as we age. Here’s what top experts say you should focus on. Read on, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had

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Burlington police expanding food drive to neighboring towns

Will Kreznick

BURLINGTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Burlington City police have been building their relationship with the community through an ongoing food drive that is now expanding to serve a wider area.

It’s called “The City Strong Initiative,” a three-pronged approach to assisting the food insecure. The Burlington City Police Department joined forces with other community groups to feed school kids, deliver meals to homes and through food pantries.

“In Burlington City, we have over a 60% poverty rate when it comes down to children in need of free lunch or breakfast through the school district,” said Burlington City Police Chief John

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12 Worst New Fast-Food Items

Will Kreznick

Fast-food menus seem to be getting more and more involved. Gone are the days of a simple burger and fries combo with whatever soft drink you like. Now menu boards are filled with chicken and fish sandwiches that are piled high with toppings or even pasta with heavy sauces and sides of garlic bread. While these menu items taste good, they also pack a punch in terms of calories, fat, and sodium.

We got some insight on the newest fast-food menu items from Hannah Cooper, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian from Houston, Texas. Cooper shared what to avoid

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This Fast-Food Chain is Linked to 40 Cases of Food Poisoning

Will Kreznick

Forty people have reported illnesses after eating at an Arby’s in Springfield, Ill. since Feb. 15, the Sangamon County Department of Public Health confirmed to two local news stations, NewsChannel 20 and WAND 17.

Officials first visited the restaurant on Feb. 23 after calls were made to the department. They then returned on Feb 24 as the store was closed for deep cleaning. They also visited again the next day, still finding issues, but are still unable to pinpoint the exact cause of the food poisonings. The investigation is ongoing. (Related: McDonald’s Is Making These 8 Major Upgrades.)

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