A couple of the strides they have made are offering some items the McDonalds Corporations lists as “healthy options.” One of these products that I would like to bring to your attention is the oatmeal that McDonalds serves. McDonalds claims that this product is healthy for you with all of its dehydrated fruits and nuts they serve with it. What they do not show is the extremely high amounts of sugar and salts that this oatmeal contains inside its cup. The oatmeal is offered in the mornings as a healthy option but in fact it has the same amount of calories as a double-cheeseburger. (Bittman, Mark)
In addition to the oatmeal being offered as an alternative many fast-food restaurants have began offering fruits such as apple slices, raisins, and dehydrated banana chips. These are...
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