Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Eric Schlosser


Initially, I wanted to mention that the author didn’t try to convince the readers to stop eating fast food. Unfortunately, I felt the ending part was slightly redundant, and I sensed the author is somewhat pushy about all the things that he mentioned in the book. I felt the book was almost perfect especially he covered nearly every area about fast food. Probably it's just me that I don't like the ending of the book. He was quite persuasive all the while in the book, but he suddenly became aggressive towards the end.

Anyway, I would say this book provides very comprehensive information about fast food which includes from front-line to the quality of the ingredients and suppliers as well. Also, a detailed history of how fast food began and expanded worldwide and he didn’t hide a single bit of it.

His research was quite convincing. Despite I believe him and regardless some of the truths were pretty disgusting, I still continue eating fast food. I’m not a big fan of fast food, and I think I can consider myself as taking it in moderation. So, I guess it should be fine for me since I only eat fast food either once a month and sometimes, once in three or six months. I think another reason is when age is catching up, your food preference has changed as well. I used to love fast food when I was younger but I never had it every day, but I did feel guilty if I have fast food once every week.

Rating: ★★★★
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