Dr. Sun Young Lee of Boston Medical Center and her fellow researchers examined several comparable items from Burger King and McDonald’s. Restaurants from each of the fast food chains were selected in the Boston area at random. Two menu items from each category were purchased and the iodine content of each homogenized item was measured.
“A large portion of Americans consume fast food as a major source of nutrition,” Dr. Sun Young Lee of Boston Medical Center, one of the study’s primary authors said. “However these foods, except most items containing milk and fish, are not good sources of iodine, an integral component in the human body, especially for pregnant women.”
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