Sherwood Middle School students are not allowed to chew gum in school. The district decided that gum should not be allowed in school. They think that gum will cause a sticky mess and popping will cause a distraction. There are both pros and cons to the no chewing gum in school rule. Gum helps some people , but some people use it irresponsibly.
According to the article, Weighing in: Wrestling Grapples with its ‘secret’, “...It can lead to poor health in the short term, and may affect growth and development long term.” This declares that kids could develop a possible health problem and growth development which could require surgeries to fix. In addition, “Some wrestlers chew gum to curb their appetites, then spit out the saliva in attempt to keep their weight down” (Dobie, Michael) meaning that kids are developing unhealthy dieting habits resulting in severe side effects. Though, it is no surprise that kids are developing these habits considering the fact that the pressure of athletic performance can put strain on majority of kids. One might think that pressure/strain is nonexistent for athletically inclined kids, however, “(Gary Phillips) saw fellow wrestlers taking Ex-Lax and water pills to lose weight”(Craig, Custance). Since kids can not lose weight fast using a healthy way, they turn to horrible alternatives.
Plaque is the enemy. Plaque is the sticky substance left behind on your teeth even after food debris is long gone. It’s responsible for creating dental caries and gum disease, therefore - it has to go. If you only plan on brushing to remove food particles hanging out after eating - you’re missing the point because plaque is microscopic and you may not even know it’s there. Bad breath is a sign of poor dental hygiene No one likes bad breath - especially people that deal with chronic bad breath.The condition can decrease self-esteem and the misconception is that it’s related to poor dental hygiene.
Some of the physical effects of bulimia are rupture of the esophagus, dental problems, heart failure, and vitamin deficiency (Eating Disorders). The esophagus is damaged by acids due to the purging a bulimic does to get rid of the food he or she just consumed. The vomit can also cause the teeth to decay because of the digestive acids. On the contrary, anorexia physical effects include heart problems, anaemia, kidney failure, low blood pressure, and in some cases death ( Eating Disorders). The vital organs do not receive the nutrients they need to function properly.
I believe that you shouldn’t only offer nutritious drinks at school because they’re high in sugar, students will bring drinks from home, and students will boycott the vending machines. First of all, the “healthy drinks” that many people propose replacing sodas and sports drinks with, are not particularly healthy themselves. In fact, drinks
A major reason for regulating sugary drinks is to prevent non-communicable diseases among children. If children consume sugary beverages every day, they may experience symptoms such as: weight gain, poor diet and health and tooth decay in children. Meanwhile, there is less control of sugar level which leads to diabetes. Another reason for regulating sugary drinks is to reduce pollution. Literature Review Sugary drinks are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic.
Some believe that gum chewing is the nastiest habit in the world, it can impede the learning process, and gum chewing can be noisy and distracting to other students. Others teachers make their own rules. They allow gum chewing as long as it does not interfere with their ability to teach or students ' ability to concentrate. Some say chewing gum should not be allowed in school, while other argue that it should be allowed in school. Schools should allow gum in school, as well as the classroom because it allows kids to concentrate.
To go along with this, the process of banning the junk food will be a problem itself. As the article would later state, “One major problem with a junk-food ban is it's not always clear which treats should be classified as ‘bad’ and which are okay for our kids to consume.” (Citation here). It is clear that an outright ban on sugary and fatty snacks in schools will only make the situation
Vaping as an adolescent can lead to health issues in the future. E-cigarette liquid still contains the chemical nicotine. “Nicotine has known damaging effects: It’s addictive, toxic to developing fetuses and can harm brain development in children and young adults up to the age of 20” (Spector). This shows that when students introduce nicotine into their bodies at such a young age they can cause irreversible damage to their bodies that will hold them back from living a completely healthy life. “Propylene glycol, a chemical found in e-liquids, can irritate the eyes and airways...
First is that underage drinking could lead to someone else’s death because some teenagers nowadays are most likely to put themselves into danger. On the survey we conducted 70% said that they tend to experience side effects from drinking. Some of these side effects may include nausea or vomiting and headache, that causes them to lose their discipline in terms of interacting with people, and also it affects the way they think. An example would be making the decision opposite of what should be done right without even having any idea of what they are doing, acting as if they are
On a daily basis, many people drink soda or any kind of sugary drink which is unhealthy. Drinking soda is bad especially when it starts to affect your body. Soda and sugary drinks are harmful to your body.. Your body has to grow, but with soda it will stop growing and can lead to many problems in the future. Therefore , soda is unhealthy and can create problems in the future , like diabetes, heart problems, and weight problems.
We all have heard negative things about drinking sodas such as consuming soda leads to obesity, tooth decay, and type 2 diabetes. Perhaps, you’ve seen the penny and coke experiment also called the penny cola penny. But, have you ever wondered what consuming soda does to your body after you swallow? We have the answer, and it might make you think twice the next time you reach for that carbonated beverage. First, let’s get some statistics out of the way before we begin.
Hailey Woodman A Sickly Substance Sugar is as addictive as cocaine, so if people think it’s bad to consume cocaine, why don 't they think it’s bad to consume sugar? There are many reasons why sugar is unhealthy, it can cause health issues, cavities, and it’s like a drug. To begin with, sugar can cause many health damages. Diabetes, obesity, cancer, and heart disease are some of them. There are also consequences from sugar like weight gain, which would be unfortunate if you are trying to lose weight.