SOURCE: Healthcare Global

Healthcare Global

April 23, 2012 13:08 ET

'Healthy' Fast Food Boasts Much Popularity, but How Healthy Is It? in Healthcare Global

NORWICH, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Apr 23, 2012) - Obesity is one of the biggest health problems currently faced by the developed world, and as people become more conscious of the food that they put in their body, more and more they are choosing to eat at home and shun fast food chains.

In response to that ever-increasing chain, fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, Subway and Panera Bread have been forced to introduce healthy options to their menus; things that are lower in fat, sugar and salt.

But can the claims of these fast food restaurants be trusted? Is a wrap or sandwich that is branded as being a 'lighter choice' actually that much better for you than its more famous menu counterparts?

Healthcare Global, the pioneering digital media channel for healthcare professionals and executives, investigated the growing popularity of healthy fast food in America, and it was pleasantly surprised by what it found.

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About Healthcare Global

Healthcare Global is a pioneering digital media site for Healthcare professionals and executives responsible for all aspects of managing this environment. Healthcare Global covers solutions that enable global healthcare executives to improve the way they manage their operations. Healthcare Global is the industry-dedicated arm of the WDM Group. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White, WDM Group retains a diversified portfolio of websites, magazines, mobile apps, daily news feeds and weekly e-newsletters that leverage technology to innovatively deliver high-quality content, analytical data, and industry news.

Healthcare Global is headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in Boston, Toronto, Mumbai and Norwich, England. For more information, contact 760-827-7800 or visit

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