Persuasive Speech: An Attention Getter For Fast Food

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I.Introduction
A.Hook/Attention getter: “Fast food” is named as fast food because of the whole process from ordering, preparing and serving the food just take several minutes.
B.General statement: Fast food is becoming more and more popular among people around the world because of the changing of lifestyle from the past times to the present times.
C.Thesis statement: Due to the convenient, affordable price and good taste of fast food, consumption of fast food is rising but it brings negative effects on our health in the long run.

II.Body
A.Topic sentence: Fast food restaurant such as McDonalds (McD) or Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are available almost anywhere in the world, and you can even get it with a simple phone call and get it delivered
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a.Sub-supporting point 1: People nowadays often bring their works home, or work overtime and because of that people are often too busy to prepare their meals and cooking a meal takes a lot of times, it would be the last thing one could think of after a busy day.
i.Sub-sub-supporting point: Fast food plays an important role, as you could just order it and choose what time for your meals to be delivered, you can have it anytime you want without wasting time to queue up or energy to prepare.

B.Transition paragraph
1.Summary / conclusion: Popularity of fast food are increasing because it is convenient to get and affordable by most of the people.
2.Transitional sentence: Although fast food bring a lot of convenience to our daily life, but in the long run it may bring negative effect on our health.

C. Topic sentence 2: Consuming fast food on a daily basis may cause obesity.
1.Supporting point 1: Obesity should be seen as a very serious health problem. According to international health experts, obesity contributed 2.8 million death per year worldwide. Fast food isn’t the only reason of people are getting obese, but it contributes to
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Besides that, it is also rich in sodium from common salt and other additives.
i.Sub-sub-supporting point: Based on the study of Dr. Vinyard and Dr. Bowman, by comparing the adults who took fast food often and those who do not, the study showed positive relationship with overweight status.
2.Supporting point 2: Obesity may not bring immediate death but it may cause heart attack, asthma, diabetes and a lot more.
a.Sub-supporting point 1: A lot of diseases can be cause by being obese, although some of the diseases meantion above doesn’t bring immediate death but it would cause a lot of trouble to our daily life.
III.Conclusion
A.Restatement of the thesis statement: Although fast food is convenient, affordable and have a good taste, we should avoid having fast food too often for our own health.
B.Suggestion/recommendation: To totally avoid fast food is hard, but we should reduce our consumption of it, maybe twice a month. Other than fast food restaurant, maybe other restaurant should also start making delivery to cope with people’s lifestyle

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