Even though it might be expensive to switch to healthier food, junk food should not be allowed in schools. Childhood obesity is becoming more prevalent partly due to the food children are feed in schools, school food is what what fuels children in order to get through their day, and healthy eating habits start early on. Obesity is becoming more prevalent
Another reason for reduce advertisements with unhealthy food, it that most of the commercials are focused on children. You find them everywhere you look. Producers use different ways to tempt children in purchasing a product. Moreover, children could start nagging their parents to purchase the product. This is called child marketing.
Is having junk food in school really such a bad idea? Does it obtain a value that some schools lack? Junk food was provided in school, before the health program came into place, banning it from schools around the country. It was proudly served and allowed in school, and also sold for many school fundraisers. Although some people might say that junk food can be unhealthy, schools should allow, or serve, some junk food because it will make the kids want to eat school lunches more, it will bring in more money to the school, and it will give the students the calories that they need.
In the middle east and Malaysia, there are huge marketing promotions of food high in fat and many parents are having a tough responsibility in which they are confined between picking a good selection of food products to maintain their health and the health of their children or to succumb to their desires and their children’s requests to buy unhealthy advertised food products. Therefore, fast food advertising has a profound negative influence on children’s food choices and parents buying behavior in the middle east and Malaysia as it attracts them through several mediums and themes, resulting in unhealthy eating habits and an increase in the consumption of unhealthy food that causes negative health effects as obesity and weight gain, along with a tendency in the middle eastern society and the Malaysian to eat western style fast foods, which in return creates a growing demand for western fast food outlets that rises from the western culture influence on
By enforcing food policies the government can control the market of fast food in Sri Lanka. They can increase the taxes on fast food so that the public will hesitate to go for expensive food. The government should also reduce the prices of healthy foods like fruits and vegetables which encourages the public to buy or prepare good nutritious food rather than going for expensive fast food. Conclusion This report highlights the causes and harmful effects of the fast food industry in Sri Lanka. This report further shows how changes in lifestyle, prices and advertising targeting children and teenagers are the main problems assigning to fast food consumption.
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 (Lee). This is important because, someone’s health can have a dramatic affect their lifestyle. People don 't want to have to end up in a wheelchair because they are eating fast food instead of daily fruits and veggies. Another reason why it is bad for fast food to be unhealthy is because fast food is a major health issue, especially when it is served in school every day. It gives students the opportunity to become more ill and overweight every day of the week.
But, the obesity or overweight children have greater the recognition memory turns lead to greater consumption for food advertisements. As a result, we know a very little about how advertising for more nutritious food effects eating behaviours. This article has focused to prime effects of television food advertising on eating behaviour during TV viewing may also contribute to obesity by triggering automatic snacking of available food. The purpose of this article is to stimulate and measured effects on snack food consumed by children while watching TV and to investigate the effects of both snack and nutrition-focused food advertising on adult consumption of a range of healthy to unhealthy snack
Polymorphisms in various genes controlling appetite and metabolism predispose individuals to obesity when sufficient calories are present. Social practices and policies also may either be beneficial or detrimental to children's physical health. These social factors may include the emphasis of schools on physical activity, prevalence of and access to parks, bike paths, and sidewalks and also the prices of healthy and unhealthy foods. Advertising of unhealthy foods correlates with childhood obesity rates. In some nations advertising of unhealthy food is illegal or very limited on children’s television channels.
Zinczenko says is directly, “Fast-Food companies are marketing to children a product with proven health hazards…” (TSIS 464). But the idea that the methods used are subliminal or not correct. Advertisers incorporate many methods in promoting their clients, however none of the methods qualify as subliminal. The concept of subliminal messages is either misinterpretation or tests manipulated to show a result that can 't withstand the scrutiny of others. The idea that a message that is implanted in an advertisement is hidden so it must be subliminal is common, but it is not correct.