FastFood

Lone fast-food employee receives hundreds in tips from local strangers

ST. LOUIS– A local mother and Jimmy Johns employee has received about $800 in tips from strangers after an encounter with a customer earlier this week. A customer, who is the admin of the Facebook group Date Ideas & Things to do in STL , got exceptional service from an employee who was filling orders by herself due to staffing shortages. Top story: Contact 2 investigates alleged housing discrimination in Chesterfield The customer encouraged other members of the Facebook group to send the employee, Candace Stroder, tips for her hard work as part of a tip challenge. The customer said…
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11 Healthier Fast-Food Breakfast Options

Making time for a healthy breakfast when you have a busy schedule isn’t always possible. Sometimes, you may therefore find yourself at the closest drive-through, grabbing something on your way to work.Fast food is often thought of as unhealthy, and for good reason — most options will cost you lots of calories, saturated fat, added sugar, and sodium. Fortunately, healthier choices are available.We researched popular fast-food restaurants to find you 11 healthier fast-food breakfast options.If you’re looking to monitor your calorie intake, there are several options out there. These two breakfasts are both under 300 calories. Keep in mind, though,…
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The 13 Healthiest Fast-Food Burgers, According to a Dietitian

Fast food may not be an ideal choice, but sometimes hitting the drive-through is unavoidable. In that case, it might come in handy to know how to choose the healthiest fast-food burger.Burgers might have a bad reputation as an “unhealthy” food, but the nutritional value of your burger really depends on what’s in it.Beef itself is actually a rich source of protein and nutrients.The health effects of red meat are controversial, particularly the question of whether red meat consumption is related to heart disease, so consider moderating your intake (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends…
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Fast-Food Items You Think Are Healthy, But Are Anything But

When we're trying to be healthy, we usually opt for cooking more at home and going out to eat less. But sometimes, life has different plans for us. Whether we woke up late, worked through our lunch break, or didn't get a chance to go grocery shopping, drive-thrus can be the only source of sustenance we have at our disposal at any given moment. Grabbing food out of a paper bag and scarfing it down in our car isn't ideal—and neither is the artery-clogging, sodium-laden, and calorie-dense meals that are usually found at fast-food restaurants. Luckily, if you do your…
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