“Hey, let’s get some McDonald’s? We hear this all too often. Before you say “Yes” to this question, you need to think about how the food compares in nutrition and will the nutrition of fast food have effects in the future.
Let’s look at fast food restaurants. When you hear someone say, “Let’s go to McDonalds or Burger King,” what comes to mind would you consider the Big Mac or a Whopper? Think of how many calories that goes into each one. When you look at the Big Mac your calorie count is, “540 with 29 grams of fat and 45 grams of carbohydrates.” The Whopper shows, “670 calories, 39 grams of fat and 51 grams of carbohydrates.”(www.associatedcontent.com) So which is healthier, McDonald’s wins this one. Less calories in the Big Mac than the Whopper even though Burger King promotes flame broil is better and much healthier.
When walking in the restaurants of McDonald’s you get the since of not welcomed until it is your turn to order. Looking around the place, it is clean yet not many people stay to eat there. One or two people will sit and chat for a while before leaving and making their order. One thing is true about McDonald’s, if they mess up your order while you are still there, they will make it correctly and bring it to your table nice and hot no matter what it was you ordered. Now for Burger King, when you enter their door the cashier says “Welcome to Burger King, can I take your order,” this research has been done in several restaurants in the area. Once you have placed your order you are given a number and a cup to fill your drink, by the time you are done filling your drink you food is ready to go. Looking around the restaurant there are a number of patrons sitting eating laughing and joking around with one another so the atmosphere is a warm and inviting one. McDonald’s seems to be more of a get it and go type of place and Burger King was sit for a while and chat.
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