McDonalds’s had always been seen as a place for unhealthy food that should be avoided by overweight people. The fast food giant has thought of this and released a new promotion for the kids. If you buy a Happy Meal, you will find an unusual toy: a pedometer. Their are giving this fitness trackers hoping more kids will be encouraged to exercise.
- McDonald’s released new toys in their Happy Meal: fitness trackers.
- They are trying to encourage children to exercise more and eat healthier.
- We don’t know if those gadgets work or it is just a way for McDonald’s to get more customers.
The gadget is called Step-It. What we are trying to figure out is if the fitness trackers are really effective or McDonald’s is just using them to get more customers and popularity. The wristband is simple, made of transparent plastic and having a single button on front. With that button tyu can start it and reset the step count.
McDonald’s offcials said that physicial activity was important to everyone of all ages. They supported children’s well-being. Step-it is just an example of what the big company is going to do with their Happy Meal toys. They want to encourage not only the imagination, but physicial activity too. Mcdonald’s is trying to turn its image around after all that has been said about it.
A few years ago, it launched a seriers of national TV spots that promoted exercise. After that, they made a school tour to teach kids about the benefits of eating healthy. Moreover, the company changed its menu by adding fruits and vegetables and it’s also the official sponsor for the Summer Olympics.
Hoewever, there are still many people who blame McDonals’s for their kids being overweight. It seems that fast-food is one of the most dangerous factors for obesity and heart-diseases. We are sure some people will be against these new fitness trackers. They can also be seen a step forward in the right direction.
McDonalds’s is the biggest chain of hamburger fast-food restaurants in the world, with 68 million customers daily. The company was founded in the United States and started as a barbecue restaurant. They reorganized their business and started to make hamburgers. It is the second largest private employer in the world, with almost 2 million employees.