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Make fast food a smidge healthier: Swap out sugary drinks and fatty, salty sides

News briefs Want to make fast food a little bit healthier? The key might be to make changes when you order a combination meal (like a burger, fries, and a drink), Harvard researchers suggest. Their study, published in the September 2019 American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that combo meals far exceed guidelines for healthy eating, typically providing twice the recommended amount per meal for calories and sodium. Scientists analyzed the nutritional information…

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