The government may have cut down on the obesity mass around the world, but some people go home hungry because they only get provided the school lunches. But, some people are starving because the low cut down. Some people would rather be fat than to be starved to death. People need their food to fulfill their daily body needs such as calorie count above 1,500. Also, a good source is a protein to keep their body running.
It recommends meals containing fewer calories, less fat and salt, and more fruit, vegetables and whole grains. Most parents would agree these are excellent goals. This shows that 1 in 3 American children were overweight.Although the program that Michelle Obama made is helping kids eat more fruit and vegetables so they could grow healthy.In conclusion, American parents should enthusiastically join first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign for healthier school lunches. Finally, it is a great idea that someone care about student weight and health. Parent doesn’t need to worry about kids lunches, Kids can lose weight or obese, and how governors thinking that parent not giving kids healthy food.
Many people argue it is too much money implied to make this proposal come true and have healthier food at schools. In fact it is, making food from scratch and buying freshly grown crops will probably require more money invested than the “...20 cents per meal” that a school lunch is worth nowadays according to the article No Lunch Left Behind. Children are the future of this country and it is important to keep them healthy, which is why it should not bother us to invest in this area. On the other hand the invested money could solve two problems at a time, in the article Attacking The Obesity Epidemic By First Figuring Out Its Cause it is mentioned that “ California could bring $1.5 billion a year with a 1-cent-per-ounce excise tax on sugar sweetened drinks..” knowing this the money that is earned with these taxes could be given to school in California to make their meals. Also, with these taxes the obesity in general will be reduced, due to the increase in price the consumption of sweetened drinks will be decrease.
In today’s society, children are brought up thinking that consuming meat and dairy products are okay, but they don’t know what the animals had to go through or what they are actually consuming. First and foremost, vegan foods are cheaper than meat and dairy products . What this means is that fruits and vegetables are 3 times as cheaper than meat and dairy products. This is true because in “Is A Vegetarian Diet Actually Cheaper” by Billie Hadley it shows in its chart that a vegan diet saves around $3.50 over the meat eater. In paragraph 4 it states “This is
Poor people have trouble getting jobs and putting food on the table. But if they raise the taxes for the upper class, it can motivate some rich people to move to another country. It also divides America. It can turn the lower class and middle class against the rich and have the rich against the poor and middle class. Two thirds of the US support higher taxes on the wealthy and a higher minimum wage as ways to narrow the wealth gap.
This makes it essential that during times of the day, people would require foods that can be served and prepared quickly. This means that fast foods are necessary to compensate for it’s particular living style. However, the obesity rate in Hong Kong is relatively low, 36.6 %. This is mainly because of economic factors such that Hong Kong is a high income earning country, where a certain amount of people wouldn 't depend on fast foods because of financial issues. Though there are still people that are dependant on fast foods because of its cheap cost.
The taxpayers have to think about what they spend their money on and so do food stamp users. The main goal of food stamps is to help low income families get quality food. Another goal is to be filling. Junk food is not filling unless you consume a lot, leading to weight gain. You need essential food to keep you alive and healthy, and junk food is not a necessity.
Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in America. There are many negative effects of obesity in today's society such as fast food restaurants, not enough exercise, poor eating habits and large portions. However, obesity can definitely be avoided and decreased. Ways obesity can be decreased is by promoting and educating people, especially children, about healthy eating habits, providing public policies that allow easy access to healthy, low-fat, high-fiber foods, trained healthcare professionals. First, in order to stop obesity, we need to advertise healthy plates, instead of advertising a lot of fast food restaurants.
Theme: One major theme of Fast Food Nation is health. The theme presents itself in many different forms such as how inadequate food quality is affecting us or the amount of fast food people eat and how bad it is for them. The United States is the most obese country in the world and it all stems from fast food and the amount of it in which we eat. Fast food presents itself as a better option because it is always ready, tastes better than healthier food and it can be significantly cheaper than “healthy” food. Those three reasons alone can make fast food appear to be the best choice.
That in the book it states that they give us a much healthier food . But if they were there eating the lunch on a daily basis then they would realize the food they give us is unhealthy and cut into little portions. Plus they save money by not handing lunch money for their children. However, this law is paid off with the taxes , so i think its better for us to waste the taxes on a much better accomodation. I believe that the law should be abolished and replaced with a new one.