It can be concluded that the fast food industry plays a major role in the stability of society. When analyzing the fast food environment from a structural functionalist perspective, it is recognizable that the fast food restaurant serves as significance to society primarily because it provides jobs for many individuals as well as a sense of self-fulfillment to others. If it wasn 't for fast food restaurants, many individuals would be unemployed, the poverty rate would increase, and economic growth wouldn 't be as high as it is today. Take the human body, for example; when an organ or muscle vessel in the human body isn 't functioning properly, it causes the body as a whole to malfunction. So when fast food restaurants are taken out of society, the stability of society as a whole
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.
Travelers who go places to visit family, or any other reason, gets hungry and would like to see a familar fast food restaurant they can go to everytime they travel. As Visser said “When a huge modern business conglomerate offers fast food to travelers on the highway, it knows that its customers are likely to desire No Surprises. They are hungry, tired, and not in a celebratory mood; they are happy to pay—provided that the price looks easily manageable—for the safely predictable, the convenient, the fast and ordinary”(129). The restaurant that is known for travelers to stop at when tired and hungry is McDonalds. You can find a McDonalds about anywhere you go in the world and its always fast service most of the time.
To me this is a completely out of proportion context because when you keep feeding your children the fast food they will get so common with it they will expect it every day. As a parent, you need to be a parent and take care of your child to feed them correctly and not be their friend by giving them whatever they want. Eating fast food is delicious but it should be used as a treat! We as teens ,parents and children need to go fight the fate towards obesity to become the healthy American we may soon one
Title: FAST FOOD POPULARITY A. Introduction: Nowadays, most people -especially kids and youngsters- prefer to eat fast food, such as McDonald, pizza, fried food, and etc. Why it has become so popular? It is tastes better than homemade food? B.
The author of this novel, Eric Schlosser was trying to convey that it’s okay to eat fast food, but you should be aware of the process of what goes into it. Also, that everything in the fast food industry is connected and have brilliant ways of doing things, but in order to do so they in turn start a dominion effect that includes deception. Making the purpose of the novel be informing people about how fast food came to operate how it does today, the many processes that go into it and their effects. Also, the novel’s ‘big idea’ is more or less the same to that of the purpose of the
When deciding what you want to eat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, knowing the nutritional values of each meal can be an important component of your decision. David Zinczekos’s essay, “Don’t Blame the Eater”, he uses personal experience since as a child, he was obese and he had limited healthy food choices as a result of his parent’s split up, his daily meal choices came from fast- food restaurants like McDonald's or Taco Bell. But, he became involved in the health and wellness industry, which helped him manage his diet. Fast-food restaurants appeal to the parents and their children because they are an
However, fast food restaurants are the true reason why we have limited space. Three to four fast food chains can be easily spotted with close proximity to each other on any street or intersection. Why have so many fast food chains so close to each other when they are basically serving the same food. If critics want to save space, fast food chains should be abolished and with that new land, healthy venues should be
The quotes mentioned above is very related and important to be focused on to maintain a good health. As we know fast food eating trend is increasing day to days, before looking at the impacts of this trend, let us first define what fast food is. Fast foods can be defined as convenience food or prepared foods such as hamburger, sausage, cheese, burgers, hot dogs, rusk fish, rusk poultry, French fries and pizza (Rouhani et al., 2012). In short, fast food is actually an empty calorie food, a high calorie or calories rich food which lacks in micronutrients such vitamins, minerals or amino acids, and fiber but has high energy or calories (Article, 2012). In addition, fast food is any food that is quick, convenient, and usually inexpensive (Fast Food Facts, 2011).
Menu Burger king believed that its strength was in its menu which targeted only a certain section of consumers and realised that it had to make changes to be able to compete with its close competitors. It introduced 21 new and improved menu items consisting of mango and strawberry-banana smoothies, “Garden Fresh” salads, chicken wraps, mocha, crispy chicken strips, caramel frappes the expanded menu took cues from both McDonald’s and Starbucks. Earlier burgers kings target was young men with an appetite but with the changes in the menu it was able to attract a larger segment of the population include women, families and the health conscious. Burger king believe that its focus on their food will provide us the opportunity to meaningfully increase same store sales and margins. Marketing and communication Burger King 's main aims and objectives are to serve its customers with the bests meals and services a fast food company could possibly provide.