Damaging health, wasting money, and causing food poisoning are three main detrimental consequences of eating junk food. One of the dangerous consequences of the large amount of consumption of junk food is that it can damage health. According to Paul Hawaken, when Kine ranchers clear rain forests to raise produced beef
Everyone thinks differently about fast food, I asked my friend about what they think about when they hear fast food they said USA because many people there are fat because of fast food or have a health problem (heard from the news). In conclusion preparing meals is healthy since one knows the ingredients and how the cook I cooked. On the other hand, fast food is cooked promptly. I don’t like that fast food are not healthy and makes families spend less time together. As for me sometimes I eat fast food, but I try my best to give up eating such products.
If we didn’t have fast food in the present days, we would be vegetarians or we would all have extreme thin bodies because we didn’t eat food that contains a big amount of carbohydrates. Fast food was made for a purpose and it’s for people who work in offices and are in a hurry to their job during their break. So they grab a meal and make their way quick back to their seats. There have been debates and scientific researches over whether fast food is the main cause of obesity and that it should be blamed for its cause. Mostly people agree with the part of it being the biggest problem for our health and some disagree.
The only good thing is the pharmaceutical sectors and the multispecialty hospitals are flourishing these days. I do not want to put the whole blame on fast food outlets and people’s eating habits. They are just one among the reasons. The truth is we are all “educated fools”. Despite knowing the deadly consequences of junk food, we go for it denying the fact that they make us unhealthier and less attractive every time we consume it.
The obvious effect you can see is your body shape. Junk food fanatics are prone to gain weight, especially when consume this kind of food regularly. Based on statistics, normally when people eating junk food they tend to accompany it with carbonated drinks or alcohol, which contained lots of sugar or empty calories or both that may cause that person’s tendency to gain weight rapidly leading to overweight and obesity. It is undeniable that junk food does tastes good, but unfortunately it does not make you full and it has high calorie. Based on Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), from 6 to 30 onwards are the average ages who are obese.
However, people’s action to sue fast food companies seems hardly sensible, because their foods are not poisoned, spoilt, or molded. Although their foods are far from healthy and their advertising tactics are extremely cunning, fast food restaurants are not the only one to blame for today’s rocketing rates of obesity-related health problems. It is entirely a person’s decision whether or not he or she chooses to eat fast foods. It is largely known that fast foods are junks for the body, yet people still buy them wanting a quick fix for their rumbling stomach. People can always avoid fast foods and make healthier options if they want to, and suing the fast food restaurants will not make them lose any weight or fat they have in their body.
Cause of diabetes One of major contributing factors for the emerging diabetes epidemic is unhealthy diet full of junk and fast food. When you only eat junk food, the excessive stress exerted on your metabolism can affect the ability of your body to use insulin properly, since junk food lacks fibre content, its consumption directly results in a spike in sugar levels. And also junk food consumption leads to obesity, one of the main reasons for insulin resistance and development of diabetes. 2. Trigger digestive problems Those who are addicted to fatty junk food are bound to suffer from digestive problems like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Instead, make healthy lifestyle changes. If you love junk food, try cutting it back, and if you lead a sedentary lifestyle, increase your engagement in physical activities. Weight gain is the result of unhealthy eating behaviors and a lifestyle that encourages the building up of fat. If you are going to lose weight and keep it off permanently, dieting will not work because it is a quick-fix solution to a long-term
In the conclusion, blaming others has been always the easier and the best solution to get out of the problem. The lack of physical activities played a big role in children’s obesity, moreover the unhealthy food choices by the parents may led to increase the chances to get over-obese. Limitation is the key of success in fast food case, it is very important for parents to limit the fast food consumption and to control and monitor what their children eat daily. To avoid the lack of physical activity, parents must manage to take their children at least once a week to a park or a swimming pool without rewarding them with sweets or fast food meal. Furthermore, parents must limit their children access to televisions and social media, so they cannot be fooled by the
Millions of people die each year from diseases caused by unhealthy food and lifestyle choices. Fast food and processed food are very inexpensive and are some of the worst foods for humans from a nutritional view. They can increase the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and heart attacks. Many people discuss these topics, like Michael Moss, a New York Times investigative reporter. “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food” by Michael Moss addresses the effects of processed food.
When the dinner bell rings in America, many families are not flocking to the table, but running to the car and the call of the “Golden Arches”. In today’s over-scheduled world, food has now become an afterthought and America is paying the price, literally. Obesity is now an epidemic and a crisis that is not slowing down. The nation is not only paying the price with sky-rocketing medical bills from the effects of the American diet, but also with the deteriorating health of its citizens and for the first time in history, a generation with a shorter life expectancy than the generation before. Food today looks nothing like the food of just 40 years ago, and now instead, is making people sick and obese.
Also, the drinks are overpriced, at my dad 's work, in the vending machine, I can buy drinks for $1.00, while at EHMS $2.75 for Gatorade." Sophie Henderson, an 8th grader at EHMS states, "It costs $2.50 for me to buy just a bagel. The bagel price I think is worth it, but for the other food is not worth it because it 's not good quality, is too greasy, and is all junk food." These quotes show that many of the students at EHMS do not like the food and think it is bad quality. Many say the food is dry and has bad portions.
Obesity happens because many people tend to consume fast food because it is the easiest option than taking time to make a nutritional meal. Schlosser mentions why people do not care much for healthy options, “Consumers savor the flavor while operators embrace [the] profit margin”(241). That is pretty much saying that the even if they do have a healthier option, it does not necessary mean that it is healthy at all. Another article from natural news mentions what obesity because of processed foods does to the body. The article says that although many people do not eat at any fast food restaurant they can still find processed foods in grocery markets, that
So what exactly is the problem? Well, the USDA food desert locator (3) shows that ten percent of America is classified as a food desert. Households all across the country don’t have access to fresh and healthy food causing them to resort to unhealthy cheaper food like fast food or food someone could get from a convenience store. Food deserts can impact the health of our nation. Especially when it comes to obesity, because studies have shown that having greater number of convenience stores are linked to having higher obesity.
The fact that this will also not just be a "blanket tax" across all junk food but rather calculated by experts about which foods should be taxed and exactly how much the tax would be should be a comforting thought to those who fear this will put a burden on buying their favorite snacks. However all the experts are busy with more "pressing" matters such as "ethanol subsidies." I believe that the people who are against this proposal are the one who are not struggling financially but are just saddened that they wont be able to go out for a cheap midnight snack with their