And more than anyone could ever think of. This paper will describe about what fast foods contain, why they aren’t the main reason to obesity, and how to overcome obesity. Fast food is food that can be prepared and served quickly to people who are on a hurry. Fast food restaurants usually have a walk up counter and/or drive-thru window where you order and pick up your food without having to wait long. Probably you will hear people telling you fast food are not good for our body at all.
EXPLANATION - Therefore, kids eat too much junk food, even though the California is a main stop for obesity. TRANSITION SENTENCE -All in all, junk food addiction could lead to severe health problems like heart disease, diabetes, or even death. COUNTER ARGUMENT – Body Paragraph 4 RESTATE COUNTER ARGUMENT STATEMENT - First of all, many people think junk food can be eaten whenever they want to eat. SPECIFIC COUNTER POSITION - The opposition will argue, “An across the board junk food bar does not teach young people to make healthy choice” (13). #1 REBUTTAL –However, if children is not careful with their habits or to make the wrong choice they would get obese.
Because the prices are a huge different, those of low income tend to buy the cheaper, non-nutritional food. Therefore, the movie claims that income is the main reason of obesity. Both mediums opens reader’s minds of how harmful fast foods can be. Personally, I think it is frustrating to know that no action has been taken by any party to stabilize the price of foods. The government is supposed to encourage the citizens to eat healthy food; and to do that is by helping stabilize the
The famous American chef Alice Waters once said, “I think America 's food culture is embedded in fast-food culture. And the real question that we have is: How are we going to teach slow-food values in a fast-food world? Of course, it 's very, very difficult to do, especially when children have grown up eating fast food and the values that go with that.”. Popularized in the 1950s in the United States, fast food is a mass-produced food that is prepared and served in a short amount of time that contains less nutrients compared to other foods and dishes. However, in recent years, the fast food industry has become the subject and source of the rise in the rate of obesity throughout countries.
First, the following quote shows how fast food is becoming more accessible to people. “ In 1970, Martinsburg had six fast-food restaurants; today it has more than forty.” (McJobs by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson) This supports my claim because it shows how fast food has become more accessible to all people and this is good because fast food is a valuable source of food for some people. The fact that more than a third of american kids eat fast food every day proves that. (newsweek) Second, the following quote shows that fast food companies produce consistent and inexpensive food for people. “The strict rules at fast-food restaurants help to create food that always tastes the same.
But by checking the nutrition facts, buying cheaper food, and avoiding processed foods, it can help American people begin to eat healthier. This omnivore’s dilemma started when America let junk, processed, and fast foods to take our health in different directions and not the right direction. So many people out there know what is out there and those people are doing the right thing by keeping it at a balance. Many other places go through this impasse on what to eat and what not to eat. These ways to solve the omnivore’s dilemma might not work for some people or it will, the important thing is to keep going ahead and improving
Food Inc. Food Inc., a documentary over the different food incorporations and facts that most of the consumers are not aware. Food Inc., discuses the main important themes that are caused by us the consumer’s food vs. healthy food, the reaction of the government, corn different uses, and how the consumers react. People choose fast food because it has two main things it is cheaper, and fast. The question is it fast food is good for us? Of course is not.
I would not always go to the fast food I always eat fruits and veggies I rarely have fast food. My opinion on this is that Caesar Barber should not be debating because it was his fought for his poor eating habits.My first reason one may essay was that you shoud not have fast food to mean times. Then I had that it is additive so you eat it too much.Finally I have my final reason is that you can have a heart
Fast Food Nation is a well written (a bit boring) detailed book that may make you avoid fast food for a while. Fast food had been a part of our economy since 1919, some may even argue fast food created our economy. Without fast food we might not have restaurants we enjoy today. McDonald’s being the first fast food restaurant ever created, was originally a drive thru filled with teenage boys and young men. Later on McDonald’s decided to change their role and become a family oriented dine in restaurant.
Fast food is considered popular because it 's convenient, it 's cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu. Fast food marketers marketing to children and adolescents has skyrocketed throughout the last century. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, funded by the government, "In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970 's" ("Healthy Schools"). In fact, this statistic is predicted to increase significantly as fast food restaurants are continuously being built everywhere in the U.S. Fast food restaurants are everywhere.
That action leads to a clear and present danger in our communities. Now don’t get me a wrong, a good juicy cheeseburger is good every once in a while. Through the opening of these fast food restaurants, kids, adults, and students alike will be more tempted than ever to spend the money on a quick and easy meal. I can’t count the number of times my parents have gotten take out simply because they didn’t want to cook. Secondly, the prices of fresh food are at an all-time high.
In the article “The Battle Against Fast Food Begins in the Home” the author, Daniel Weintraub, argues that parents are responsible for the obesity of children, not anyone or anything else, the parents. Weintraub supports his claims by explaining data and research used to show that most studies focus on “...the increasing consumption of fast food and soft drinks, larger portion sizes in restaurants, the availability of junk food on campus, advertising of junk food to children and their families, and the lack of consistent physical education programs in the schools” said in paragraph 8. The author’s purpose is to raise awareness that parents need to take responsibility so that their children stop blaming others for something that others have
McDonald’s salads, introduced in 1987, make up just 2 percent to 3 percent of U.S. sales” (520). So, a conclusion could be drawn that consumers will and do choose the unhealthy option a majority of the time. However, it does not address the disconnect, or why people are still consuming foods that are unhealthy for them even when given other options. One reason prominently stands out above the rest and that is the lack of education on the real effects the American diet, a highly addictive diet comprised of processed foods, high in sugar and fat, and void of fresh produce and other
Winner: Whopper Service: McDonald is much faster in getting the food to us, but this is mainly due to the way they have their burgers pre-cooked and ready in the waiting bin. Basing counter service on just this area in Colorado Springs, I would say McDonalds offers better service. Winner: Big Mac Healthy: Neither burger is really healthy and high in calories. The Whopper does have a higher fat content. Both have lettuce, tomato, onion options.
Detrimental health issues or health problems such as heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes etc.… are prevented with the proper diet and nutrients. The American standard diet includes fast foods, large portions, and high-fat foods. When it comes to cravings, burgers, fries, pizza, sweets, and soft drinks are American’s weakness especially for busy parents, busy adults, and late nights. However the American diet wasn’t always dominated by burgers, chicken nuggets, fries, pizza, soft drinks and sweets (Liebman, 2010). With these detrimental health issues being preventable we have to start changing now for a better futures.