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The new year brings with it a new motivation to get healthy and stop eating junk. That discipline, though, is hard to maintain, because french fries. So if you’re looking for a little long term inspiration to keep you out of that drive-thru for a few weeks, the following gross facts about your favorite fast food might be just what you’re looking for (until three weeks goes by and oh screw it FRIES YOU NEED FRIES YOU NEED FRIES NOW).

Forever Fries

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As you can see in the jar-by-jar comparison above, McDonald’s french fries are riddled with so many preservatives to prevent bacterial or mold growth, that they can look the same for over three years.

Would you like hair with that?

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The average fast food consumer ingests about 12 pubic hairs every year. And if THAT doesn’t inspire you to be below average, we don’t know what will!

Sexy Salads

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Fast food salads are loaded with propylene glycol to keep the leaves crisp. Propylene glycol can also be found in antifreeze and sexual lubricantDon’t get any ideas.

 

Don’t forget to wash it down…

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One study found that about fifty percent of fast food drink dispensers have fecal bacteria on them. Aaaaand one study is enough for me to only order bottled water everywhere now.

Say cheese

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Fast food cheese isn’t really cheese — about forty-nine percent of processed cheese is made up of additives, chemicals, and flavoring.

Which fact was the grossest? Let us know in the comments below!

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5 Gross Fast Food Facts To Help Your New Year’s Diet

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