Name: Malcolm Thomas Instructor’s Name: Mrs Carolyn Wiles Blair Date: November 10, 2014 Course: Freshman Composition II Section: D Name of Assignment: Argumentative Essay The number of fast foods restaurants is increasing worldwide and Mandeville is no exception with the recent opening of pizza hut. Unfortunately, many people opt to eat fast foods instead of a healthy balance meal. Discuss four effects of fast foods culture of eating habits and the health of human being. The Effects of Fast Foods Did you know that fast food is not good for your health? There are many effects of fast foods. Fast Food is defined as an easily prepared food. This type of food is most time prepared in places such as: restaurants, KFCs, Burger king and those places as a quick meal to be taken away. Studies from the Harvard School of Health have shown that fast foods provide little or no nutrients for the body, but calories, sugars and fats. Fast foods include chickens, burgers, hot pies, chips, pastries, salads and these kinds of foods. Some drinks like milk for instance, also classified as fast …show more content…
Dr Adobe Wright, PhD, a professor of the University of California, states that fast foods do not contain the necessary nutrients as a well balance does. He also stated, that this type of food, fast food, contain nutrients high in some nutrient content, but other nutrients such as: protein, vitamins, etc., are absent. The professor also said that children do need these nutrients. He went on to say that these foods do not fulfil the requirements of the body and sometimes cause disorder. In conclusion, it can be concluded that fast food have many effects of the body. Four effects are obesity, disease, stress, and lack of essential nutrients. I recommend that less fast foods be consume, or if consume, then consume at a small amount. Smart choices can also be made when selecting the fast food you
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In a western society that continuous to renounce communalism and embrace individualism, it is easily noticed that the problems faced by few are ignored by the many. This ignorance, intentional or not, is allowing communal problems to accelerate the pace. However, the issue at hand is one that affects you whether or not you are aware of it; if you are an American, or in any western society for that matter. It affects nearly twenty percent of the under eighteen population in the United States and costs taxpayers on average 14 billion dollars per year. As a Parent, it can tack $19,000 onto the total of raising each child.
I. Introduction A. Hook/Attention getter: “Fast food” is named as fast food because of the whole process from ordering, preparing and serving the food just take several minutes. B. General statement: Fast food is becoming more and more popular among people around the world because of the changing of lifestyle from the past times to the present times. C. Thesis statement: Due to the convenient, affordable price and good taste of fast food, consumption of fast food is rising according to studies but it also brings negative effects on our health in the long run. II. Body A. Topic sentence: Fast food restaurant such as McDonalds (McD) or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are available almost anywhere in the world, and you can even get it with a simple phone call and get it delivered right in front of your door step or by ordering through their websites without leaving your work desk.
Don’t even get me started on the American food industry! The american food industry is one of the only food industries in the whole wide world that favors money over the health of its citizens. The food that most Americans eat is processed crap, if you can even call it food! How many of you have eaten popcorn, chips, candy, or crackers in the last week? The amount of chemicals in the food we eat as a country on a daily basis is freaking ridiculous.
The author gives several “short-term and long-term consequences” that can happen from eating a lot of fast food which are gaining more weight than those who don’t eat out as often, not meeting nutrient needs, and consuming more calories than
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.
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Child obesity is not advertised like the lastest chicken nugget meal, which need to be addressed. There has been a rapid growth in child obesity worldwide. It has now caused a major problem in the health of young children. Center for Diseases Control took a survey in 2011 to 2014, showing that 12.7 million are being affected from the ages of 2 - 19 years old. Fast food restaurants are advertising in children show commercials.
For a will, the sugar-sweetened drink has been taxed and are improving people diet and there is a lot of research on junk food is taxed and how it can also improve people diet. In places were sugar drinks have been taxed the person paying for there drink is taxed but for junk, food researcher has shown that taxing the people will have no impact. If people are not taxed than manufacturers should be taxed, and studies have shown when manufacturers are taxed than they are more likely to increase prices which will stop people from buying junk food and look for healthier food. Junk food has caused an increased rate of obesity and one way the government is trying to fight this is by having fat taxes which tax just unhealthy food and sugar-sweetened drinks. When junk food is being taxed than people will more incline to buy healthy food and drinks, this is only possible when the manufacturers are taxed.
HEALING SUPER FOODS If you want to feel more upbeat, look leaner, and sharpen your mind, your menu just may be your best medicine. When you open your refrigerator door, do you feel inspired? Is there a rainbow of colors calling your kitchen creative to try something new. Are you like most busy people, the answer is no. We are in habit of eating the same dishes day in, day out, because they 're easy to prepare, tasty enough, and (we hope) nutritious.
Cafeteria food in schools is made to be healthy for students, but is it really healthy for students if they think it is foul and do not want to eat it? Should schools change the healthy foods to foods that students would actually want to eat? School food’s job is to be healthy and tasty to get the students through their day, but sadly school lunches tend to miss the mark on both accounts. Public schools rely on money from the government to supply food to their students, but due to several cutbacks the thing served in the cafeteria is hardly food at all. We all know the stereotypical school food mystery meat Monday or a slab of grey mush and sadly that is not too far from what it is in reality.
If you’ve ever tried to follow nutrition news, then you know that recommendations change all the time. Foods that were once labeled as good for you can, for example, can suddenly be red flagged, and the food you were taught to avoid can all of a sudden be good for you. With all these mixed reviews going around, sticking to a healthy diet plan can be really challenging, which make sense right? It will also make you question the advice you’re receiving from experts, who, like the weather, appear to be changing their views regularly.
In general, a healthy diet can help to maintain a healthy body weight or improve overall health and decrease the risk of many diet-related chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers. There is a good evidence proved that eating a healthy diet can reduce the risk of obesity and illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis and some types of cancer. The foods that people consume contains several different types of nutrients, which are all required for the vital processes of human body. Impact and contribution of a healthy diet to a positive lifestyle are according to people’s lifestyle, behavioral and habits. Examples, eating habits, health awareness, physical activity, lifestyle practices, and others that will influence people’s lifespan and lifestyle.
McDonald, Burger King and Subway are the most popular fast food company. C. Thesis statement: Popularity of the fast food are getting an increase due to easy and quick service, inexpensive meanwhile there are also consist of negative effects if the fast food is becoming more common in society. Body A. Topic sentence: The reasons for fast foods becomes more popular is due to easy and quick services 1. Supporting point: Firstly, the customers able to get their food as soon as they order. a. Sub-supporting point: Today, people are very busy with their working lifestyle as they tend to find fast foods as a good choice because they don 't have enough time to find a healthy food.
You can find a fast food restaurant in almost every corner. Wikipedia defines fast food as a food prepared and served quickly. Fast food first popularized in the 1950s in the United States it mostly specializes in products like hamburgers, sandwiches, salads and etc. FAST FOOD RESTAURANT AND OBESITY In general, fast food has more effect on children and youth than on adults.