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Ads vs. Reality : The Big Fat Lie Of Fast Food Advertising

By: Tom S.

Ads vs Reality

Why is is that fast food always looks better on the photo than on your plate? It's called the big fat lie of fast food advertising, and for some reason we keep falling for it.

Time for an internet classic: check out these comparisons between the advertisement and the real thing. Warning: next time you go to a fast food restaurant, you'll be less compelled to eat.

KFC Famous Bowl


On the photo, KFC's Famous Bowl looks decent.

Dog food, anyone?

Source: Zuzafun

Wendy's Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cordon Bleu

Source: Cassandra Shie, AOL

The Chicken Cordon Bleu doesn't look all that different from the ad. Great job, Wendy's!

Wendy's Southwest Taco Salad

Wendy Wendy's

Wendy's Southwest Taco Salad looks fresh and tasty.

Ack! Where has the cheese gone? What happened to the green salad? In reality, the Taco Salad looks like scattered liver.

Source: Zuzafun

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