Why is hospital food so nutritionally bad?* Hospital menus are in the news right now, after advocacy group Corporate Accountability International petitioned nearly two dozen hospital administrators to kick McDonald’s restaurants out. But McDonald’s isn’t the only fast food chain at hospitals. And even without outside help, hospital cafeterias aren’t exactly filled with kale and whole grains (consider this Chicago Tribune article, where offering turkey burgers, a salad bar and tempura among pizza and burgers is deemed progressive). Click through for some of the worst hospital food environments.
[*Economist and author Tyler Cowen attempts to answer that here.]