Eating out is a pleasurable experience, one you can share with friends, family or simply sitting at a cafe with a good book. However, it is prudent to note that eating out is not necessarily a healthy habit, especially if you enjoy the ‘greasy spoon’ type of eatery. Such places pile on inexpensive ingredients such as fats, sugars and salt, knowing that you are accustomed to such flavor, pump up the price, make a sweet profit all the while contributing to your poor health.
Below, we have compiled 20 of the worst fast food offenders in the world of fast food eating today. These offerings were chosen based not only on their high caloric content, but also sodium, saturated fats and trans fats. While having an occasional treat won’t do much damage, frequent indulging in the fast food lifestyle can leave you sick, weak and fatigued. Do your research, and carefully study what it is you are eating, as the old adage is most certainly true: We are, exactly what we eat. Keep reading to see the 20 worst fast food items.