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fast food

Nutrition
Prepared food from a restaurant that specialises in providing a complete meal—often consisting of a permutation of a hamburger or chicken, french fries and a soft drink or milkshake—in less than two minutes. A diet limited to fast foods is high in protein, fat and calories, and low in vitamins, minerals and fibre.

fast food

Nutrition Prepared food from a restaurant that specializes in providing a full 'meal,' often consisting of a permutation of hamburger or chicken, French fries, pommes frites (chips), and a soft drink or a milkshake, in < 2 mins; the medical community is laying much of the blame for the obesity in the US on the purveyors of fast foods; a diet consisting solely of FF overloads the body with protein, fat, calories, salt, and highly saturated vegetable–eg, palm, coconut oils and is low in vitamins, minerals, and fibers. See Cafeteria diet, Empty calories, 'Junk food, ' Nibbling diet.

fast food

Commercially available, ready-to-eat meals (such as hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, fried chicken, or french fries) with a high fat content, little fiber, and minimal quantities of vitamins or calcium.
See also: food

Patient discussion about fast food

Q. HIV in food at restaurants and fast foods? Let’s say an infected cook cut’s him self and a drop of blood fall’s on my hamburger. Can it infect me? Let’s say after it was cooked, just before serving.

A. i don't think so. HIV can't stay longer in open air, and that isn't transferred via food.

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John Blanchette, The (Spokane) Spokesman-Review, calling Neuheisel "as oily as the apron on a McDonald's fry cook:"
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I headed for the Mongolian Buffet section when diners can create their own stir fry cooked at the live station by the chef as you wait and spotted some dim sums are being created close by.
Fry cooked basmati rice with 1 large beaten egg, 2 chopped spring onions, 1 chopped garlic clove, a handful of frozen peas and a little soy sauce.
egg salad a stir fry cooked as chilli She will start running her own Slimming World group next month, after undergoing training.
LAST SUMMER, fry cooks, drive-thru cashiers, and burger flippers in 60 cities took to picket lines to protest low wages that have barely grown in 40 years.
Hwang and co-workers are now developing an approach that may enable chefs and fry cooks to automatically add sesamol to soy oil in the right amount at the right times.
There are far fewer bread bakers and deep-fat fry cooks roaming Western kitchens today, so we've rewritten the recipe with modern kitchens in mind.
When we locked our doors at 9 p.m., it was time to clean the frying vats, and the revolting stench of greasy scalded chicken guts would saturate the air as the fry cooks scraped glutinous lumps of flour and fat that had gathered at the bottom into trash cans.
Under the contract, housekeepers' pay increases from $7.62 an hour to $10.29 over the term; bartenders', from $10.84 to $14.64; fry cooks', $10.50 to $14.20; and maintenance workers', $13.28 to $17.94.