The table displays trends concerning the amounts of fast food consumed in Melbourne. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant You should write at least 150 words.

What follows summarises how preferences for five varieties of fast foods (salads, fried rice, fried chicken, noodles, and hamburgers) vary in Melbourne from 2005 to 2025. Looking as a whole, hamburgers and fried chicken remain far more popular than the other (nutritionally superior) choices at all times.
, arguably surprising is the ascendancy of salads, which, originally the least consumed, gain increasing favour, and, if predictions prove correct, are destined to eventually rival* their carbohydrate heavy counterparts.
, all varieties make market inroads, a trend
forecasted for the future. Considering the two stereotypical Western foods, hamburgers remain the perennial* favourite, being 40 (undisclosed* units) in 2005, slightly lower now, but expected to rise to an all-time high of 51 by 2025, six above fried chicken.
oily alternative does,
, have its fans, whose collective consumption keeps it a close
throughout as it
rises over time, from 35 to 45. As for the other types of sustenance, those starchy Asian staples — rice and noodles -- lack mainstream appeal, starting low, making only marginal gains, and never rising above 10.
In contrast
, the lighter-weight salads,
a paltry five, exponentially advance to finish with a ‘healthy’ projection of 41. In an age of obesity of epidemic proportions, the growing predilection for salads is certainly an encouraging sign.

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