Millions of people die each year from diseases caused by unhealthy food and lifestyle choices. Fast food and processed food are very inexpensive and are some of the worst foods for humans from a nutritional view. They can increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and heart attacks. Many people discuss these topics, like Michael Moss, a New York Times investigative reporter. “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food” by Michael Moss addresses the effects of processed food.
Currently, children are the most affected ones, despite their age; children weren´t taught to eat healthy and they are accustomed to consume fast food every day. Our society is changing, the world is changing and there is no time to prepare any kind of food, so people prefer to buy some fast food and that is a problem that can lead to many several diseases. The most common diseases due to the bad nutrition are: diabetes, cancer, anemia, hypertension, coronary heart disease, osteomalacia / rickets and the most two common ones: obesity and overweight (Benard, 2017). According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (2016), “obesity occurs over time when you eat more calories than you use”and “obesity means having too much body fat”. But this is a little bit different as being overweight because the weight can be from a bone, fat, muscle or body water (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Despite those benefits, people always forgot the massive amounts of calories in fast food meals. In those 20 years, there was a gradual increase in the number of people that are obese. To be exact, by 2012 around 35% of adults are obese as said by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention. But in these times, fast food restaurants are no longer responsible for obesity. Today, more and more restaurants are trying their best to change their menus in order to provide us with healthy meals.
We search in our society in the UAE to make sure that fast food is bad for our health for many reasons, fast food give us a very little nutritional value, lots of children suffer from obese and there are many reasons that make fast food loved by our children, that’s way families and schools should care more about the children food and produce for them a healthy life. Firstly, Fast food has a negative effects on children health, because it is of very little nutritional value, they teenager made fast food part of their diet and they put their health on risk. According to the opinions of many experts that “fast food is junk food.” Says Jake Hyde. Fast food is of very little nutritional value. It is full of fat especially the harmful type, which is found in meat, butter, cheese and mayonnaise.
One of the central problems in the discussion on food waste is that many people throw away food too early. A report co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic shows that misconceptions about the expiration date on food leads 90% of American consumers to throw away edible food. Consequently, America waste 40% of their food production every year. Many people do not know that freezing meat can make it last longer. When the meat becomes frozen, the growth rate of bacteria drops significantly, enough to make it last for op to nine months after the expiration date.
C. Topic sentence 2: Consuming fast food on a daily basis may cause obesity. 1.Supporting point 1: Obesity should be seen as a very serious health problem. According to international health experts, obesity contributed 2.8 million death per year worldwide. Fast food isn’t the only reason of people are getting obese, but it contributes to
Imagine someone is walking into a mall and is about to go through the spinning doors when they get stuck, because they are too fat to fit. Lots of people throughout the world go to fast food restaurants for most of their meals because they are fast and cheap. What these people don’t know is that the food they are constantly eating is one of the most fat and sugar filled meals on the planet. The fat that is in the meals they are eating is not the healthy saturated fat that comes from avocados and nuts, it is unsaturated fat which comes from unhealthy processed food like french fries. This type of fat is full of LDL (cholesterol) which causes blood clots, that eventually lead heart disease.
Some people blame fast food for America´s overweight and laziness problems while others could not live a day without a double el maco or subway. Fast food was originally intended so serve working class citizens at a fair price for food when they were hungry. Today even
Living in this day and age with low income becoming more and more common, brings issues such as obesity. The only thought of hungry people is how and when they will be able to fill their tummies next. They are disillusioned that the only important thing is filling their bellies, which in turn leads to fast food and highly processed government subsidized foods. Fast food is more expensive than a supermarket alternative, processed foods are packaged fats, and all of these foods will just lead to health many health issues making it all more expensive in the long run. The fast food industry with mouth watering commercials and very convincing prices has tricked many into thinking that it’s the cheapest way to fill a hungry tummy.
Many families in America would feed their family a course of McDonald’s for dinner rather than taking the time out of their day to cook healthier meal for the family.Fast food is becoming a major cause for many health problems in America. Advertising trying to persuade you to get 5 items for $4 or how eating at McDonald’s makes a family happy. By the way processed foods are produced is disgusting. The treatment of the animals to the