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10 Most Unhealthy Fast-Food Items on America's Menu

America is getting heavier and less healthy every year, and our increasing consumption of fast food is at least partially to blame. 24/7 Wall St. examined the menus of the top 10 quick service restaurants to find the items that were the highest in calories, carbohydrates, sodium and saturated fat. Here's what they found:

Not Lovin' It: New TV Ad Targets McDonald's Fatty Food

He's not lovin' it: A new television advertisement is suggesting that McDonald's food is so bad for people's health that it can lead to premature death. The ad, paid for by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, will begin to air in the Washington, D.C., area this week.

Hey CSPI, hands off my salt shaker!

The Center for Science in the Public Interest recently released a report condemning the love affair our restaurants have been having with salt. In...