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Fast food is a great option on the nights when we are unable to put a dinner together in time, but what happens when we rely on it too much? Unfortunately, various health issues can come into play.

Literacy is everything when it comes to these types of decisions. When we know better, we are able to do better. That’s what this book is all about.

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Fast Food Ingredients Revealed: What Are You Eating? was recently published by Mel Weinstein, who is something of an expert on this topic.

He used to work as an analytical chemist before he retired and he also hosts a podcast called Food Labels Revealed. Now, this new book is here to examine the ingredients that we are consuming from various fast food establishments.

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“Possibly the first book of its kind, it takes a deep dive into the actual ingredients in the menu items of some of the most recognized restaurants. Beyond the item’s components (bun, patty, cheese, sauce, etc.), what are the actual constituents including additives and synthetic chemicals? Some surprises await,” the book’s description reads. It’s definitely a must-read for anyone who relies on fast food on a regular basis.

Weinstein’s discoveries are surprising but they are necessary. As you might have imagined, some of the ingredients that he examined were less than appetizing. The book is readily available as Weinstein is looking to make the knowledge more public.

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You can purchase the book in paperback from but if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription, it is available as a free eBook.

As they say, knowledge is power!