While fast food can fit as part of an overall balanced diet, consuming more than one daily meal on a regular basis will increase sodium intake.
Fast food may exceed the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans' allowance of 2,300 mg of sodium per day (one teaspoon of salt) for most people.
fast-food joint, having a burger, fries, and soda can add up to at least 1,000 calories or more in one meal. This is especially true if you're choosing more robust burgers, larger-sized fries, and regular soda.
"If the majority of your meals are coming from the drive-thru, chances are your fiber intake doesn't meet the recommended guidelines
One meal at most fast-food restaurants contains a lot of saturated fat. On a 2,000-calorie diet, saturated fat is limited to 22 grams per day.
Fast food has little fiber, as indicated above. Many fast-food menus skip potassium, which is in many fruits and vegetables.