Despite companies’ promises to promote healthier options, the majority of kids continue to receive unhealthy items with kids’ meals at fast-food restaurants

A study of parents' fast-food restaurant purchases for their children finds that 74% of kids still receive unhealthy drinks and/or side items with their kids' meals when they visit one of the four largest restaurant chains – McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy's and Subway – despite restaurants' commitments to offer healthier options with kids' meals.