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Fast Food: A Fast Break to Expensive Healthcare

I had the privilege of having access to the backend of the most trusted fastfood chain in my country, and I have witnessed several times that their practices do not conform to the image they project on their TV commercials.

This fastfood chain is the favorite of the families of those who have the privilege of working abroad as seafarers. caregivers and domestic helpers, and these believe that bringing their children to these outlets enhances their social status without knowing they are putting their families health in grave danger.

Those who prepare the meals are not necessarily concern about providing you the best service they can. To illustrate this point: early in the morning, these people don’t care where they put the trays why assembling everybody’s breakfast. They just stack them up, on top of the other, while our sunny side ups and steamed hot dogs are already in these trays. This is the very recipe by which we accumulate molds and parasites that would someday manifest as tumors and obesity.

You can’t expect anything better because these people are constantly overworked, e.g. working students trying to finish college, middle managers trying to climb the corporate ladder.

If our breakfast meals are prepared in such a slipshod manner, come back during peak hours…

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