The great thing about living in New York is that it’s very easy to avoid fast food restaurants, because there are so many options for cheap take-out (i.e. bodegas!), or a pizza joint around the corner where you can get a slice for few bucks or less. Unfortunately, for a lot of Americans, fast food chains have become one of the only low-cost, quick and easy options. This Reddit thread has a very fascinating list of things you should avoid at fast food restaurants, according to people who work in them, for example: ice! Did you know that the ice in the soda machines are possibly contaminated with mold because the machines aren’t cleaned properly? Also: grilled chicken! Also: Everything.