Persuasive Essay On Fast Food Industry

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Fast food industries have been sucking consumers in through advertisement, enticement and new products for decades. Although it isn't a new epidemic, I feel as if it might be becoming worse in more recent times. With a more on-the-go community, better technology, and more new products, these unhealthy industries continue to prey on Americans, as well as people all over the world, and help to create an unhealthy lifestyle. I personally believe that without these institutions being so available to us, people would be less inclined to eat there. Now and days, people are so caught up in their lives that they barely have time to sit down for dinner, so the most obvious choice for many, in order to keep up with their packed schedules, is to find…show more content…
About every ten minutes on the television, a commercial for McDonald's, Subway, Taco Bell and countless other fast food joints are played. TV might seem like only a small part of the advertisement industry, but when you compound that with posts on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and even Snapchat, it starts to reach the vast majority of consumers. I have definitely experienced this my fair share of times, when I’ve been watching a show and all of the sudden felt the need to make a trip to Taco Bell, or when I have been scrolling through the latest posts and decided that I wanted to take a coffee break at Starbucks. If you were to go back twenty years, you would see that fast food was seen more as a special occasion rather than the norm for an everyday lunch and I think this was due to the lack of ways to advertise and a different type of culture through technology. Although this might be a reason for the fast food erra, it isn't something that we can really change. Society is something that was created to evolve and change in order to move forward and progress as a whole, which is not something I want to disturb, so I think this is what it is and not a whole lot can be done about it. Even though technology does some harm, it is also the reason for many amazing accomplishments and does make our lives a lot

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