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McMurtrys Dream Job
People and Pets
for making fast food healthier
let poor eating habits build a lopsided personal "food pyramid"
lacking in one or more of the categories found on the American
Food Guide Pyramid. Most frequently missing are fruits and
vegetables, so supplement your daily fare with these important
foods that don't necessarily come with "value meals"
and quick-to-prepare frozen foods.
French fries count as a vegetable, but no one can live on French
fries alone. Variety is crucial even canned fruits and
vegetables are better than none at all.
such as ketchup, mustard, picante sauce and salsa, within reason,
add flavor and are low in calories. But avoid the dressings and
spreads, like mayonnaise and "secret sauces."
in your extra-large soft drink for an extra-large water. The benefits
are great fewer unnecessary calories and improved health.
heart, you don't have to give up soda altogether. But consider
the humble 12-ounce diet drink and regard it as a treat (one or
two drinks a day) rather than the norm.