Consuming these ingredients regularly can lead to health issues including heart disease, diabetes and cancers. Being aware of these effects is essential to determining whether fast food is safe to include in your diet, particularly if you suffer from heart or digestive issues already. Fast food may have higher amounts of salt and fat as well as artificial chemicals which make it less healthy than a local restaurant meal. Frying also destroys the essential ingredients that were once contained in the food items. In a survey we conducted around 99% of the Sillimanian students visit fast food restaurants.
Emergence of the Fast Food Industry: Its Toll on Unhealthy Lifestyle Leading to Obesity Among The Selected BC-25 Students of Silliman University The fast food industry is continuously expanding and progressing in urban and rural areas. People nowadays prefer fast food over home-cooked meals for reasons such as convenience and affordability. With the continuous rise of the fast food industry, significant change can be seen in the eating habits of both children and adults. It has brought about serious health dilemmas to its patronizers. Obesity, being the most prominent, is the most alarming of all.
Fast Food: Slow Death as Cause of Obesity and Heart Disease History of fast food Fast food outlets have been existed since ancient Europe. Many people cannot afford to have a kitchen and this becomes the main reason they buy their food in fast food outlets or vendors (History of fast food, 2017). Twentieth century change the perception of fast food. The first company that change the culture and perception of fast food was McDonald’s, followed by KFC, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Subway and KFC. As they get a good appreciation from the customers followed by the impact of the globalization, almost all of the fast food companies have been expanded their restaurant chain in many areas or even nations.
Other competitors was imitating what Subway was doing, for example when it offered the value pricing meals, others replied with better prices and offers that attracted more customers. Thus, I think some decisions need to be taken in order to improve what customers’ think about Subway. First of all, Subway need to position itself as the “Original” initiator of sub sandwich industry. It is the largest and oldest single-brand restaurant chain that specialize in sub sandwiches and also, the largest restaurant operator globally. Moreover, we can’t forget the tremendous success story of Subway back in 1993, when it reached 8400 stores and made $2.2 billion sales just in a few years.
The origins of fast good are really the origins of street food. When you feel like eating something and think of food, the things come to mind first is the taste, odor or color. Those who have to look after their weight will think of the portion size, many other think of energy, fats, sugars, vitamins or minerals. Although McDonald's was the first restaurant to use the assembly-line system and White Castle was founded in 1921 gave a meal of hamburger. White Castle played an important part in the development of Fast Food.
Schlosser mentions advertising Fast Food for kids and how that increases customers coming in. He also mentions the high rates of teenagers working for Fast Food restaurants with little wages and that it distracts them from their education. Schlosser starts a new part of the book where he talks about the food. He starts with the French fries and how it is made by flavor industries and that it puts a lot of potato farmers out of work because of the small number of buyers exerting power over a large number of sellers, a market he describes as “oligopsony”. Schlosser then talks about the IBP revolution, how it changed the meatpacking industry and applying the same labor principle as McDonalds; requiring unskilled workers for low wages.
First of all, one thing that is effective when serving fast food in schools is the considerable allergies involved. About 15% of adults in the US state that they have severe allergies to at least one kind of food (Funk). Allergies can lead to serious problems and changes, that could be to extreme, for something people think is so small. Likewise, This type of food can affect the eating habits people have, and health choices. Instead of eating the basic needs on a day to day basis, like fruits and vegetables, people decide to eat unhealthy fast food that can have major effect on the way people grow and how they live (Keuplee).
The measure of nourishment waste created in the most recent 25 years has expanded by 1.2 million tons, incredibly because of the fast food development and notoriety. This nourishment waste is additionally because of the continually expanding size of fast food burger, fries, drinks, and so on. Since these items, for instance ground sirloin sandwiches, are expanding in size and are more than the normal serving, clients will probably discard a portion of their unfinished burger and waste those assets. The Environmental Protection Agency has done some work in evaluating the measure of sustenance waste delivered by the fast food industry. In 1997, there was 21.9 tons of sustenance waste created.
This was due to primary perception that these fast food players serve only chicken and do not serve vegetarian meals. In addition, fast food is perceived expensive besides being out-of-way meals in Indian culture” Fast forward to the 2010’s however and fast food has a fast hold on the sub- continent with the grip only tightening. A 2013 study in India conducted by the RCNOS which is a prominent research and development firm has valued the pizza industry in India at 1500 Crores. This translates into a 15 Billion Indian Rupees or 226,050,000 USD a year industry and that number is expanding rapidly. The market has seen a CAGR ( Consumer Annual Growth Rate ) of 27% a year on average and the number of players in the Indian market continues the grow as Papa Johns, California Pizza Kitchen, and even Sbarro are starting to make inroads
For instance, one can just pick up the phone and make order for pizza or burger without moving much and consume huge quantity of calorie. On the other hand, what we are eat is also impact on the mind too such as consuming high sugar, high fat food override the self-regulated mechanism and it keep signalling the brain to keep eating on and on, till it becomes hard for the people to realise their fault. For instance from 1984 to 1994 in American collectively gained millions of pound. Unable to access to healthy food source and easy access to food swamp selling high contained calorie and sugar food and beverage in every corner on the streets also impact on what people eat and chose to