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Fast Food Facts

Name ____________________________________________ Hour _________ Date: ________________

 

Directions: Choose a complete fast food meal (main dish, side dish, drink and dessert) from your favorite fast food restaurant’s online nutrition guide.  Fill out the table for meals one, two, & three, using fast food facts from a different restaurant for each meal.  Then answer the questions that follow.

 

Meal One Restaurant:

Menu item

Calories

Carbs (g)

Fiber (g)

Saturated Fat (g)

Trans Fat (g)

Sodium (mg)

Cholesterol (mg)

Protein (g)

Sugar (g)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meal Two Restaurant:

Menu item

Calories

Carbs (g)

Fiber (g)

Saturated Fat (g)

Trans Fat (g)

Sodium (mg)

Cholesterol (mg)

Protein (g)

Sugar (g)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meal Three Restaurant:

Menu item

Calories

Carbs (g)

Fiber (g)

Saturated Fat (g)

Trans Fat (g)

Sodium (mg)

Cholesterol (mg)

Protein (g)

Sugar (g)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1.  Analyze one of your meal choices in terms of healthy eating habits.  Is it healthy, unhealthy, or acceptable?  Why?

     

     

  2. Describe one part of one of your meals that you could change in order to make your meal healthier.  How will this change affect your meal?

     

     

  3. Give an example of a new meal choice including a main dish, side dish and drink that is around 500 total calories.  Please list the calorie content for each item.  Make sure that your choices are enough to constitute a meal.

     

     

  4. Why is it important to change your eating habits now (while you are young) rather than waiting until you are older?

     

     

  5. State your opinion:  Why do fast food restaurants continue to serve unhealthy foods even though they know what the consequences are for consumers?

     

     

  6. State your opinion:  Why do people continue to eat unhealthy fast foods when they know those foods are harmful?

     

     

  7. State your opinion and show support:  Should people be allowed to sue fast food restaurants for health related illnesses (obesity, heart attacks, high cholesterol, etc.)

     

     

  8. What lesson can be learned from this activity?