Junk foods are high in calories, low nutrition fats. Surplus consumption of junk foods would guide increase to large mixture of health disorders. To examine patterns of about junk food consumption of junk food of children, their ingredients, nutritive significance and their impact on children health. Design: Data were drawn as of consumption and action in child, a population-based s. Setting: children from 5 middle and high schools and household in Delhi Surveys Participants: A total of 300 children in results age of group 3–15. Variables Measured: region, Type of foods adds, Household Income, Parents education, Media, Eat at restaurant, Favourite foods, House hold situation, Obesity, primary Hypertension, diabetics and cardiovascular.
A possible reason behind their occurrence is most likely due to the trend toward the consumption of fast foods and soft drinks. Based on his research about possible causes of obesity in the middle east, Musaiger (2011) found that the leading TV food ads, preferred by children between 5 to 12 years old in Bahrain were fast food with a percentage of 43%, chocolate and sweets (41%), and soft drinks with a 38%. While in Egypt he cited that TV ads were the main source of buying new sweets and chocolates by school children with a percentage of 65% (p.10). Moreover, according to Totu (2013) who examines the relationship
According to Centres of Disease Control and Prevention more than one-third (34.9% or 76.6 million) of U.S adults are obese. In this fast moving world, may it be people from the corporate world or even students no one really have the time to wait to get their food done. So the only way is that they buy themselves fast food. However, awareness is being created these days about the effects of fast food people are also starting to blame fast food for increasing rate of obesity. Obesity has now become a global issue and it requires serious concentration by the health ministry as well as the consumers.
Don’t Blame the Eater: Rebuttal In his article "Don 't Blame the Eater", David Zinczenko discusses that obesity is a grave health issue I the United States of America. He argues that almost all of the kids who eats at fast food joints are more likely to become obese. He then goes on to inform his readers that during his teenage years, he, like many other American kids, was surviving on fast-food due to it accessibility and affordability. He, however, was able to find a way to turn his life around by making healthy choices when he started college and joined the Navy Reserves. Zinczenko mentions in his article, that consumers did not have access to "calorie information" and even if they had such information, it is always hard to understand.
A third of the child population below the age of 20 are considered obese. The way Americans eat today and the lack of physical activity is leading to serious health risk that will continue to get worse as children age. Parents need help from the government to help make changes in the environment that children grow up in. such as, limiting the unhealthy advertisements targeted at children, creating safe places for children to place and exercise, and encouraging parents to prepare nutritious meals for their children as opposed to fast food (Childhood Obesity). Interagency Working Group has started making a difference by setting recommendations for foods advertised to children.
A major component that has greatly influenced the student’s health is unhealthy competitive food elimination, which is “A number of local school districts and statewide policy changes, reducing or eliminating the sale of unhealthy competitive food and beverages at school have been shown to improve dietary outcomes, including reduced sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and increased consumption of fruits and vegetables” (Long, 1). In schools vending machines have been used over a decade, the products in the machines have been carbonated sugary drinks, but it should be fruits and vegetables. History tells us that over the years the snack machines have increasingly gotten more and more unhealthy as the demand for them has gotten higher. With products also having components within them that make it so addicting that children and teens want it more. This causes students to want the unhealthy option because it tastes better and gives them a short yet satisfying taste and energy.
INTRODUCTION Have you ever wondered how many chemical substances you introduce to your body every day? Well, nowadays our society is consuming more and more chemical substances through many types of food. Fast food is causing millions of diseases like overweight, different types of cancer, diabetes, blood pressure and others severe diseases. Human beings, since babies to adults, are suffering from this tremendous chaos, we are told that many cereals, vitamins, packed food, etc., are healthy for people but that is not true. There is more probability of sickness than 10 years ago and that is a consequence of our bad nutrition, many people don’t even care about what they consume every day and they are probably consuming almost plastic, petroleum,
Many of the those unhealthy food ads are going towards children of all ages. In the article, “Food and Beverage TV advertising to young children: Measuring exposure and potential impact” by Jennifer L. Harris and Svetlana Kalnova, children of all ages are vulnerable to influence from exposure to unhealthy food advertisements, but experts raise additional concerns about children under 6 due to their more limited cognitive abilities. People know that kids can get anything they want so they put ads on children TV channels. If kids were to see a cereal commercial and they really want to try it they would ask their parents to buy it for them; once the kids like the product they will ask for more of it which can lead them to a unhealthy
The appetite of food, the lack of time in the morning of city students, and also the household economy are factors of breakfast consuming. More than 3,000 junior high school students in central Kentucky are surveyed, 13% do not eat breakfast at all and 45% of the students have breakfast every day (Basch, 2010). It shows that many students there seem to know how important of breakfast. From the 18,000 adolescent survey, the more women and older they are, the more breakfast they skip compared with men and younger adolescents (Basch, 2010). It may describe that girls and women very care about their body shape.
No, because many students are already obese, students need to learn to how make healthier choices and, fast food can be addictive to some students. First off, many students in the United States are already obese. Childhood obesity is becoming more common, yet people haven’t done anything to help. In the United States many more people are becoming obese. The amount of obese people has tripled since the 1970s.