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Mum Stores McDonald’s And Pizza For Two Years To Prove Takeaways 'Never Go Off'

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Mum Stores McDonald’s And Pizza For Two Years To Prove Takeaways 'Never Go Off'

Perhaps you've heard the rumour that food from chains like McDonald's never goes off and dismissed it as an urban myth. Have you ever put the theory to the test, though? Meet the woman who stores it in a cupboard, just to prove it. Watch the clip below:

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Yep, this mum decided to keep a hell of a lot of fast food - including pizzas, burgers, doughnuts and what appear to be Maccies fries - in her cupboard for TWO YEARS, to prove her point that fast food and takeaways don't go off.

The clip was shared by the woman's daughter, who posts on TikTok as @elifgkandemir, and was captioned: "Still fancy that burger?"

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In the clip, the TikToker explains: "This is my mum's food cupboard - full of foods that never go off!

"My mum is a nutritionist, helping to tackle obesity.

"These foods shown here are ultra-processed foods that 80 percent of the UK consume on a regular basis."

Credit: @elifgkandemir
Credit: @elifgkandemir
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On the surface, that cupboard just looks like a one-way ticket out of a hangover, but when you take the time to think about how many different chemicals will be in that food to stop it from going off, it really does boggle the mind.

I'm no fitness freak, but if something doesn't go off after being left for two years then it might well to make me question the wisdom of putting it in my body.

Some of the responses to the TikTok - which has more than 3.4 million views and 215,000 likes - didn't quite see the good intentions behind the video, with one person saying:"'Why on earth would someone go to such an effort to organise stale food?"

Whereas another took a different approach, and said: "I thought this was a snack cupboard."

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Credit: @elifgkandemir
Credit: @elifgkandemir

In a follow-up video, @elifgkandemir decided to address some of the questions people had raised, ultimately explaining: "Although it is true that you can have anything and everything in moderation, 8- percent of a person's diet should not be made up of these foods.

"No food is off limits. My mum is simply trying to encourage people to make better food decisions and live a happier, healthier lifestyle."

Fair enough.

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Watching this TikTok and thinking about what's actually in these foods really does make me consider exactly how much of it I should be eating. Maybe I should cut down and make a conscious effort to not buy as much fast food anymore. I'll turn my life around now.

But I can't do that on an empty stomach - 20 nuggets, anyone?

LADbible has contacted McDonald's for comment.

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Copy: Tom Bedworth

Featured Image Credit: @elifgkandemir

Topics: Viral, Food, Diet, McDonald's, Health, TikTok

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