Bad Habits That Can Harm Your Health (That Most Americans Are Guilty Of)

Eating Too Much Fast Food

Considering that there are 204,529 fast-food establishments in the United States as of 2021, it’s hard to blame Americans for eating it so often. But that doesn’t make it any healthier.

Picture of fast food restaurants
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Americans eat more fast food than any other country in the world, with an estimated 50 million individuals eating at a fast-food restaurant each day. A study has also shown that 8 of 10 Americans eat fast food at least once a month.