Things Fast Food Workers Won't Tell You About
Fast food, fast food dish, fast food product, fast food (fast and fast food and food) - food with reduced time for eating and cooking, with simplified or eliminated cutlery or off-table. For public fast food eateries are intended, razg. "eateries".
Fast foods are firmly established in our daily lives, and not everyone can resist or resist his temptation. We at Shram.kiev.ua collected chips that fast-food restaurants use safely to lure us first, and then sell and pay as much as possible.
1. All dishes have the same taste.
Have you noticed that different fast food dishes have almost the same taste? And all because they know that people like food with different tastes: salty, sweet, spicy. Fast food is calibrated to meet all of these needs at once.
2. Burgers cook instantly
It takes only 30 seconds to prepare the simplest burger in large chains. The reason for this is the deep freeze that meat is exposed to before entering the restaurant's kitchen.
3. They are designed to be quickly eaten.
Another trick that makes us eat more in fast food restaurants: the food served there does not need to be chewed for a long time. According to studies, overweight people make an average of 12 chewing movements before swallowing food, while thin people do about 15. The less we chew food, the less we get saturated and eat more.
4. The colors around you evoke appetite
Red and yellow are most often used in the field of fast food for a reason. They combine perfectly and cause a subconscious desire to stop and eat. Some even call this fact "the theory of ketchup and mustard," the colors of which push us subconsciously to spontaneous or excessive meals.
5. The main goal is to sell you more
Scientists have found that it’s much more difficult to refuse something when you are offered it directly. 85% of people order more than they wanted, when restaurant staff offer to take something else to order. In restaurants, staff never use the “no” particle when communicating at the checkout, so the most common wording used there is: “Try it?”, “Will you?” Or “Take it?”.
6. Medium cola is a big cola
An easy way to improve sales of drinks is to increase the volume of each serving and expand their entire line by adding “super large” and “extra large” servings. People subconsciously stop the choice on the average of the proposed, but thanks to this trick the average is large. In addition, if you do not specify the portion size, the cashier will by default break through more expensive items, such as large potatoes and large coffee.
7. Meat from the fire is an illusion
The grill marks on meatballs make burgers undoubtedly even more attractive. But they have nothing to do with the real grill: they are created at the factory before freezing. Well, the added smoke flavors perfectly complete the illusion of meat directly from the fire.
8. Salads are not so harmless
In recent years, salads have appeared on the menu of many fast food restaurants as a variant of healthy eating. But because of their composition, they are the same or even more high-calorie than standard dishes. In addition, lettuce is sometimes treated with propylene glycol (food supplement E1520) to prevent them from withering. This supplement is recognized as safe, but we are no longer talking about the 100% naturalness of such products. Moreover, if the authenticity of meat and vegetables as a whole is beyond doubt, then the composition of sauces can only be guessed at - most employees do not know about it.
9. Coffee that won't cheer you up
A number of establishments with a low price offer coffee in foam rather than paper cups. The problem is that styrofoam is contained in the foam - a chemical component that can be released when interacting with a hot liquid. It affects the human nervous system and can cause depression and loss of concentration. So it is worth giving preference to coffee in paper cups.
10. Eggs in fast food - not just eggs
The eggs, which are offered as breakfast or as a complement to main dishes in the fast food sector, contain the eggs themselves and the “premium egg mixture”, which includes glycerin, dimethylpolysiloxane (a form of silicone) and food supplement E552 (calcium silicate). It’s better to spend a minute and cook fried eggs at home.
11. Cola is different from the one in the bottle
Many have noticed that carbonated drinks at McDonald's are for some reason tastier than the ones we buy bottled. In fact, they have almost the same taste. But the fact that branded concentrates are mixed with water and carbonated directly in a restaurant can play a role, which makes them more “fresh”.
12. Do not take food away
If you are determined to dine with french fries or a hamburger, do not take a takeaway order. Most fast-food meals have a very short lifespan. For example, fries remain fresh for only 5 minutes, and then begins to lose its taste. A hot burger “lives” a little longer, but still does not have time to get to the house.
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