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.
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.
According to him, “People who smoke crack know the potential dangers; most people who eat hamburgers don’t”(Schlosser 264). He juxtaposes the example of a drug user and their understanding of the risks associated with their consumption to a fast food consumer . By Schlosser having sympathy towards the audience, he seems to be credible to society that it is not their fault of getting ill through the fast food they consume as well as the diverse problems that the fast food industry has
Importantly, fast food is affects you are bad. Bad in terms of cardiovascular disease, weight gain leading to obesity, diabetes and all mortality causing food. Similarly, the nitric acid content in the burgers can trigger cancer cells in your body. No matter which type of fast food you consume, each meal is high in fat, low nutritional value and high content of sodium and calorie in which, the condition leads to dysfunction of heart and further effect the rest of the body. Everytime, we visit the fast food store, some do display the nutritional value in the store, but majority of you here, do not take the initiative to analyse the information on the pamphlet.
Oil should, preferably, be used just once.”- The Hindu quotes. This unhealthy practice is also found even in big outlets. There is a saying “He who eats till he is sick must fast till he is well”. Too much of anything is good for nothing. Consuming junk food once in a while does not affect health, but regular habit of eating junk foods will definitely have negative impacts on health.
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.
We all must admit that junk food is really good. Pizzas, Burgers, French Fries, Rolls and etc. are some of the examples of junk food that we cannot resist. Today, junk food businesses are dominating the food industry to a great extent, with each huge food chain generating multibillion dollar revenue, creating thousands of employment opportunities and ruining people’s diet globally. But all this comes at the cost of health and well-being of millions of consumers.
According to Health Watchdog Nice, about 40,000 deaths a year have been recorded due to junk food. It is fascinating to know how crisp, fries, pizza, fried chicken that we consume almost every day could lead us to death even though we know that junk food is a type of food that is quick and easy to prepare and consume, but it can be bad for your health. Junk food is synonymous with fast food such as all those burgers, French fries, pizza, fried chickens and also those with battered, coated with sugars and high amount of salts or have sauces. So junk food is typically low in nutrients and high in calories from high amounts of this ingredient such as sugars, starches or fats. Junk food gained popularity and increased number of consumption because it is hassle
With the gradually advancing technology, the quality of life has undergone a drastically change which either directly or indirectly influences the human nation in various ways including eating habit. People tend to have food presented with nice appearances, alluring smell, anything but nutrition level. For instance, kids and businessmen usually cannot resist fast food due to the unbeatable flavor and the satisfaction they are able to enjoy the meal immediately. However, many researches had found that, fast food may put a person 's health at risk if consumed often. As a result, obesity is one of the top causes of deaths worldwide.
I must admit that the journey was not one of the most bearable ones, and experiencing the side effects of my actions made it even scarier. Over the course of my McDiet, I consumed over 30 pounds of sugar, gained 24.5 pounds and became twice more likely to suffer from heart failure. The journey that I undertook was as risky for my health as necessary for people to understand that fast food is not as magical and nutritional as it may appear to be. Back then, my documented journey temporarily accomplished its purpose, by raising awareness, making people more responsible for their food consumption and by pushing McDonald 's to cancel their super-size options from the
That action leads to a clear and present danger in our communities. Now don’t get me a wrong, a good juicy cheeseburger is good every once in a while. Through the opening of these fast food restaurants, kids, adults, and students alike will be more tempted than ever to spend the money on a quick and easy meal. I can’t count the number of times my parents have gotten take out simply because they didn’t want to cook. Secondly, the prices of fresh food are at an all-time high.
According to Gus Lubin the author of “13 Disturbing Facts about Mcdonald’s” 68 million people eat McDonald’s daily. However, what effect does this food have on your health? Morgan Spurlock pondered the same question and went on a strict one month diet of eating nothing but McDonald’s. In Supersize Me, Spurlock eats Mcdonald’s with the intention to show how it affects people 's health. As he is doing his month of experimental diet he shows how the food affects not only him, but also how the food affects all people.
McDonald’s salads, introduced in 1987, make up just 2 percent to 3 percent of U.S. sales” (520). So, a conclusion could be drawn that consumers will and do choose the unhealthy option a majority of the time. However, it does not address the disconnect, or why people are still consuming foods that are unhealthy for them even when given other options. One reason prominently stands out above the rest and that is the lack of education on the real effects the American diet, a highly addictive diet comprised of processed foods, high in sugar and fat, and void of fresh produce and other
Weight Watchers would be recommended by people such as Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle and Joel Salatin. Pollan’s famous moto says, “Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.” This easily follows what Weight Watchers says about eating healthy by “load[ing] up on the fruits and veggies” since “they carry zero points, meaning you can eat as many as you’d like” (USNews). Nestle believes that “food is a great source of pleasure and many of us live to eat” which resulted in him expressing that if the goal of a diet plan is to help one “eat less, eat better, and enjoy what you are eating, it ought to work” (Nestle).
Food answers all problems. As the obsession with food increases, the obesity crisis in America also grows immensely. The obesity epidemic in America stems from three sources: the food industry, the government, and the American culture. The food industry’s lies and greed prevent Americans from knowing what food possesses as ingredients and why one feels the need to continue eating it. While the government and the FDA fail