Instead of eating the basic needs on a day to day basis, like fruits and vegetables, people decide to eat unhealthy fast food that can have major effect on the way people grow and how they live (Keuplee). If someone 's eating habits are changed, their whole lifestyle is changed. If people start to eat worse, they will start to extra sizes less, and become less productive. As well as the point that Fast food typically lacks fibre. The less fibre children consume, the more likely they are to develop constipation, which can cause abdominal pain and discomfort.
Should fast foods be banned, limited or allowed in society? Over the past decade, the living style of human beings has always been on a fast pace, because of this, society has been largely dependant on fast foods. The term ‘Fast Foods’ is regarded to be foods that can be prepared/served quickly. Over the past few decades, fast foods has become extremely popular, as it is relatively low in cost and quick to prepare. However through the research of many professors and researchers, it has been concluded that fast food causes many health problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, strokes, heart disease and some cancers.
According to Centres of Disease Control and Prevention more than one-third (34.9% or 76.6 million) of U.S adults are obese. In this fast moving world, may it be people from the corporate world or even students no one really have the time to wait to get their food done. So the only way is that they buy themselves fast food. However, awareness is being created these days about the effects of fast food people are also starting to blame fast food for increasing rate of obesity. Obesity has now become a global issue and it requires serious concentration by the health ministry as well as the consumers.
However, eating too many calories can lead to yourself gaining weight because your body will store any extra energy as fat. Eating too many carbs can also harmfully affect your blood sugar levels. Blood sugar serves as a source of energy for the body’s cells, however too many carbs, especially from high GI foods, can be digested quickly causing a spike in the blood sugar levels (Sylvie Tremblay, MSc. 2018). The body responds by releasing hormones to lower the blood sugar levels but ends up overbalancing and causing a blood sugar crash that leaves you feeling tired and hungry.
Too much fat can result in elevated amounts of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in your blood. This can result in heart disease and stroke. 75 milligrams of cholesterol is in the Big Mac. The daily intake of cholesterol is 300 milligrams. This amount in one meal is very high therefore it can affect your body because tremendous amounts of cholesterol can lead to the build-up of cholesterol on the artery walls.
Some of these diseases include heart disease, peptic ulcer, as well as type 2diabetes. Robert Whyte, an American dietician, states that over 80% of American died each year from these diseases. This is as a result of eating fast foods. Heart disease is said to be the most disease cause by fast foods. These fast foods contains a high a level saturated fats.
As you know fast food has large amounts of fat then one can gain weight and become obese leading to further health problems like heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. The high levels of trans-fatty acids found in many junk foods and fast foods can lead to fatty liver deposits, which, over time, can cause liver dysfunction and
Their health can also be affected incredibly, if they eat fast food way too much. Their money can also be majorly affected by advertisements if they choose to spend money on worthless products. The role of advertising in the lives of youth is extremely important, it makes or breaks their decisions with money, health and what they do with their life. To start us off, marketing companies may say that they are just “doing their job” but, in reality they are just taking advantage of every aspect of youth’s lives, including school! Like sometimes I’ll walk around school and I see a group of kids wearing a bunch of thrasher magazine t-shirts.
Should fast foods be banned, limited or allowed in society? Over the past decade, the living style of human beings has always been on a fast pace, because of this, society has been largely dependant on fast foods. The term ‘Fast Foods’ is regarded to be foods that can be prepared/served quickly. Over the past few decades, fast foods has become extremely popular. However through the research of many professors and researchers, it has been concluded that fast foods cause many health problems such as obesity, high blood pressure and depression.
Growing up, my siblings and I never had the privilege of eating out, not to mention consuming fast food. This, thanks to my mother’s incredible devotion, in always preparing the tastiest and healthiest dishes for us. Nowadays, the number of people consuming fast food has increased tremendously, and they are paying for it not only with their cash but also with their health. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases, more than two-thirds of adults in America are considered to be overweight and more than one-third of the above mentioned deemed to be obese. Seeing and hearing all this drastic and upsetting information, made me realize that it was the responsibility of each one of us to lead better and healthier lives,