- Author: Alec Rosenberg
What do you think would be healthier: a meal at Subway or a meal at McDonald’s?
My tween boys, who cringe at the sight of the Golden Arches, answered Subway. It seemed to make sense. Shouldn’t a sandwich chain be a healthier option than a fast-food purveyor of burgers?
Not necessarily so. While Subway may promote itself as the "healthy" fast-food restaurant, it might not be a much healthier alternative than McDonald's for adolescents, according to new UCLA research.
In a study published May 6 in the Journal of Adolescent Health, researchers found that adolescents who purchased Subway meals...