Fast food chains have popped up everywhere around the world. However, in exchange for a homemade meal, an individual is subject to many health consequences as a result of eating fast food. Eating fast food is not only fattening, but the chemicals that are in the food also contribute to increased sugar levels, poor nutrition, high blood pressure, and digestive problems. A healthy meal should be well balanced and well portioned. It should not contain unnecessary chemicals, be reheated in a microwave, and be prepared without care. Even a salad from a fast food restaurant can contain unnecessary amounts of fat, sugar, and salt. Be careful when dining out and be informed about what is in your food. For more information, check out the infographic below.