Half of Americans eat fast food every week

Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Almost half of Americans say they eat fast food at least every week, although more than seven in ten Americans think fast food is unhealthy, according to a poll.

The Gallup annual consumption poll found that fast food has still been a major part of Americans' diets, Xinhua reported.

According to the poll released Tuesday, three percent of Americans say they eat fast food every day, while 16 percent and 28 percent of Americans respectively report eating at fast food restaurants "several times a week" and "once a week".

Another 33 percent of Americans say they eat fast food once or twice a month. Only four percent of Americans say they never eat at fast food restaurants.

Among those who eat fast food weekly or more frequently, more than 7 in 10 of them believe the food is not good.

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