Kfc Nutrition

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When taking a nutritional approach to health and illness, it is important to understand that one disease may have various causes, and one basic dysfunction may cause various illnesses. Cardiovascular disease may be a clear example of this concept. Researchers have shown that the development of heart disease can be triggered by various factors. These factors include insulin resistance, high homocysteine, oxidative stress, high cholesterol, hypertension, heavy metal toxicity, pressure, and inflammation. Each of these factors can be influenced by nutrition and each has an impact on our nutritional needs. This applies to preventing and treating these factors (Functional Medicine Text Books). For example, 2007 study shows the importance of optimum…show more content…
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, it experienced mixed fate in the country, as it was through a series of changes in corporate ownership with little or no experience in the restaurant business. In the early 1970s, KFC was sold to Heublein's soul distributor, taken over by R.J. Reynolds food and tobacco conglomerate; the company sells chains to PepsiCo. The chain continued to expand abroad, however, and in 1987, it became the first western chain restaurant to be opened in China. It has grown rapidly in China, which is now the largest single market of the company. PepsiCo is located around the restaurant as Tricon Global Restaurant, which later changed its name to Yum!…show more content…
Headquartered in unincorporated areas of Miami-Dade County, Florida, the company was founded in 1953 as an InstaBurger King, a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida. After Insta-Burger King suffered financial difficulties in 1954, two Miami-based franchises, David Edgerton and James McLamore bought the company and named it "Burger King". Over the next century, the company will exchange hands four times, with its third owner, TPG Capital, Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, making it public in 2002. By the end of 2010, the 3G Capital of Brazil acquired a majority stake in the company, in transactions valued at US $ 3.26 billion. The new owner immediately began restructuring the company to reverse its fate. 3G, along with its Berkshire Hathaway partner, finally joined Canada-based Tim Hortons donor, under the brand new Canadian-based parent company Restaurant Brands

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