McDonald’s to Employees: Eating Fast Food Is an Unhealthy Decision

Like many major companies, McDonald’s maintains an employee website that contains important information about the company, as well as resources to maintain a healthy workforce. And, like a lot of companies, McDonald’s pays a third-party agency—who is unbiased about the information they are providing—to run the website. That’s why, it’s perhaps no surprise that McResource Line offers advice against making terrible nutritional choices like eating fast food that’s “almost always high” in stuff that isn’t good for you. Ironically, on one area of the website, there’s an image of a cheeseburger labeled “unhealthy choice” and one of a large sub—loaded with veggies and fresh ingredients—which is identified as the “healthier” option. If McDonald’s wants its own employees to know that “While convenient and economical for a busy lifestyle, fast foods are typically high in calories, fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt and may put people at risk for becoming overweight,” us non-employees may want to take note as well …

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