You Might Want To Put The Brakes On Your Next Trip To The Fast Food Drive-Through. Here's Why.

I know we're kind of not the norm, but our family doesn't eat fast food. My kids don't feel like they're missing out on anything ... because they're not. Well, maybe they're missing out on excessive sodium and saturated fat. They still get plenty of treats and "kid food," just not from the standard fast food joints. We're far from perfect and could definitely stand to improve our eating habits even more, but I'm doing my best to help them resist the marketing that is impossible to avoid seeing. The number of TV ads for food and drinks that kids view per year, shared at 2:28, is out of control. Our kids deserve better.

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