What is in the fast food we eat here in Maine?
Maine families are always on the go and often have to stop for fast food along the way to satisfy their hungry stomachs. But do we REALLY know what is in the food we are eating?
The fact is, kids eating at a restaurant consume twice as many calories as when they eat at home. Parents want and need more nutrition information in order to make good food choices for their kids. Parents struggle to balance hectic schedules more and more meals are consumed at restaurants, yet restaurants are where there is the least control over food portions and nutritional content. Maine's obesity rate is rising with over 22% of the adult population ranked as obese and thousands of children at dangerously unhealthy weights. Take the quiz and review your knowledge of the nutritional value of what you are feeding your family when you visit some of Maine's most popular fast food chains.