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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Food served in restaurants or other outlets with limited and standardized menus. They are often takeaway or self-service establishments offering the same quality of product throughout the...

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food, fast

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 34 words.

Fast service foods, a general term used for a limited menu of foods that lend themselves to production-line techniques; suppliers

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food, fast

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 34 words.

Fast service foods, a general term used for a limited menu of foods that lend themselves to production-line techniques; suppliers

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fast foods

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 156 words.

Fast foods are convenience foods that can be prepared and served very quickly. On average, one-fifth of the population of

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fast foods

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 156 words.

Fast foods are convenience foods that can be prepared and served very quickly. On average, one-fifth of the population of

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Fast Food

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1389 words.

Fast food commonly consists of freshly prepared and wrapped food items sold across counters or through automobile drive-up windows. Often

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Fast Food

David G. e. r. a. r. d. Hogan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1419 words.

Fast food commonly consists of freshly prepared and wrapped food items sold across counters or through automobile drive-up windows. Often

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Fast Foods

Carolyn Smith-Morris.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1298 words.

Fast foods like hamburgers, French fries, pizza, and tacos are available not just in restaurants and street stands but in

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Fast food

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 137 words.

Takeaway or eat-in food that can be served up fast, since it requires little preparation or is produced by heating

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Fast Food

Steve Penfold.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food History

October 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; Business History. 11230 words.

Fast food probably originated in 1948, when Dick and Maurice McDonald re-designed their successful restaurant. Few of the brothers' "innovations" were entirely new. They specialized in a...

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Fast Food Industry

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 2145 words.

Over the past fifty years, fast food establishments have become an international presence, but they have come under increasing pressure since the 1980s for many issues,...

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Promotion and Fast Food Demand

Timothy J. Richards and Luis Padilla.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Marketing; Services. 9363 words.

Many believe that fast food promotion is a significant cause of the obesity epidemic in North America. Industry members argue that promotion only reallocates brand shares and does not...

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Fast-Food Consumption, Diet Quality, and Neighborhood Exposure to Fast Food

Latetia V. Moore, Ana V. Diez Roux, Jennifer A. Nettleton, David R. Jacobs and Manuel Franco.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5168 words.

The authors examined associations among fast-food consumption, diet, and neighborhood fast-food exposure by using 2000–2002 Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis data. US participants (n =...

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fast food

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Food served in restaurants or other outlets with limited and standardized menus. They are often takeaway or self-service establishments offering the same quality of product throughout the...

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fast food

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 35 words.

Food served in restaurants or other outlets with limited and standardized menus. They are often takeaway or self-service establishments offering

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fast food

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 35 words.

Food served in restaurants or other outlets with limited and standardized menus. They are often takeaway or self-service establishments offering the same quality of product throughout the...

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fast food

Edited by Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 68 words.

A type of edible product that is cooked and delivered to the customer very quickly and can be eaten either

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fast food

Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 56 words.

A type of edible product that is cooked and delivered to the customer very quickly and can be eaten either

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fast food

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 129 words.

Prepackaged, sometimes partly or fully cooked food that can be purchased in supermarkets for home consumption with minimal preparation. The

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fast food

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 129 words.

Prepackaged, sometimes partly or fully cooked food that can be purchased in supermarkets for home consumption with minimal preparation. The

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Fast Food

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1378 words.

New Yorkers have long had a reputation for being in a hurry (a “New York minute” is the blink of

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