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Junk Food: Good or bad? Five side effects you may not be aware of
Lifestyle

Junk Food: Good or bad? Five side effects you may not be aware of

One of the prominent negative side effects of fast food is that it increases blood sugar levels in the body

Why KFC Australia and McDonald's Japan are restricting sales of chicken and french fries
World

Why KFC Australia and McDonald's Japan are restricting sales of chicken and french fries

The regulars of KFC Australia may not be finding it “finger lickin’ good” and those of McDonald’s Japan may not be “lovin’ it” as the two fast food giants are experiencing a shortage of some of their quintessential menu items

Food stall unearthed at Italy's Pompeii reveals new clues about snacking habits of ancient Romans
World

Food stall unearthed at Italy's Pompeii reveals new clues about snacking habits of ancient Romans

The ornate snack bar counter, decorated with polychrome patterns and frozen by volcanic ash, was partially exhumed last year but archaeologists extended work on the site to reveal it completely

Burger King India raises nearly $50 million from GIC and other anchor investors as IPO opens
Business

Burger King India raises nearly $50 million from GIC and other anchor investors as IPO opens

Fast-food giant Burger King aims to raise Rs 810 crore from its Initial Public Offering going live on 2 December 2020.

'Never thought we'd be saying this': Burger King asks customers to order from McDonald's and KFC
World

'Never thought we'd be saying this': Burger King asks customers to order from McDonald's and KFC

The post shared by Burger King on 2 November has received over 1.15 lakh likes and a number of comments lauding the fast food chain’s efforts.

Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India
science

Dangerously high levels of fat, excessive salt in packaged food, fast food items in India

The levels are much higher than the thresholds set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Fast food calorie info only cuts down the intake temporarily, says new study
science

Fast food calorie info only cuts down the intake temporarily, says new study

After a year, the average calories per transaction had reduced to only 23 calories less than before labelling.

DNA profile tests can now give tailored advice on eating right and working out
science

DNA profile tests can now give tailored advice on eating right and working out

For Rs 7000, you get a sample collection for reports on pretty much any fitness or dietary trait.

Irony of fast food at FIFA World Cup: McDonald's sponsors Player Mascots to promote healthy living, but what about trans fats?
World

Irony of fast food at FIFA World Cup: McDonald's sponsors Player Mascots to promote healthy living, but what about trans fats?

Eat, play and be healthy — that's the message McDonald's wants to convey. And therein lies the irony. Around the world, for nearly two decades, medical and dietary experts have flagged fast-food for its inimical impact on health.

Tokyo 2020: McDonald’s ends 41-year sponsorship contract with Olympic Games three years early
Sports

Tokyo 2020: McDonald’s ends 41-year sponsorship contract with Olympic Games three years early

McDonald's has supported the Olympics since the Montreal Games in 1976 and although the split takes place with immediate effect they will continue to be a sponsor at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Is the McDonald's 'Masala Dosa Brioche' burger as terrifying as we expected it to be?
Life

Is the McDonald's 'Masala Dosa Brioche' burger as terrifying as we expected it to be?

If your gag reflex was activated on hearing the term 'Masala Dosa burger', then we don't blame you.

Slow Food: Why we need a movement to halt the advent of the fast, junk food culture
Life

Slow Food: Why we need a movement to halt the advent of the fast, junk food culture

To feed a healthy generation of manpower, India would do well to gather old foods from history and treat its soil and water with respect.

Cash strapped Kerala government imposes ‘fat tax’ on pizzas and burgers
India

Cash strapped Kerala government imposes ‘fat tax’ on pizzas and burgers

Kerala's new LDF government in its first budget has introduced a 'fat tax' that will impose 14.5 percent tax on fattening food products sold in fast food chains.

Finger lickin' train food: KFC partners with IRCTC to start delivery system for passengers
India

Finger lickin' train food: KFC partners with IRCTC to start delivery system for passengers

People travelling in trains can now enjoy KFC's meals on board as the fast food chain has tied up with IRCTC to start a delivery system for passengers.

Burger King offers to foot a Burger-King wedding bill
Life

Burger King offers to foot a Burger-King wedding bill

US company Burger King will pay the wedding expenses for a young Illinois couple named Joel Burger and Ashley King, whose children will carry forward in their last names the "lineage" of the multinational fast-food chain, media reported.

KFC faces pressure after McDonald's switches to no antibiotics in chicken
World

KFC faces pressure after McDonald's switches to no antibiotics in chicken

KFC faces pressure after McDonald's switches to no antibiotics in chicken

Your McDonald's burger just turned a tad healthier as co cuts salt & calories in India
Business

Your McDonald's burger just turned a tad healthier as co cuts salt & calories in India

The reduction of salt in fries, buns and nuggets was part of a global push to reduce sodium levels in its food

Japan: McDonald's officials apologise after tooth, plastic found in meals
World

Japan: McDonald's officials apologise after tooth, plastic found in meals

McDonald's Corp officials in Japan have bowed deeply to apologise for a human tooth and plastic pieces found in the burger chain's food.

Burger King's India challenge: Finding out spicy, crunchy, juicy whoppers that hit the right spots
Biztech

Burger King's India challenge: Finding out spicy, crunchy, juicy whoppers that hit the right spots

With its burgers hitting all the right spots, pricing and efficient service delivery levels are key areas that can make or break Burger King.

With Black burgers, Burger King Japan will walk down the dark path
Life

With Black burgers, Burger King Japan will walk down the dark path

It is common knowledge that Japan has weird tastes. The land of anime porn is now offering something very dark — black burgers or kuro burgers with black buns, black cheese and black ketchup. To be introduced in September and available for a limited period of time, these ominous sounding and looking burgers definitely have the shock value, instantly piquing your attention.