It has been ignored for years, but now that it is starting to affect the community people are noticing. Harvard researcher, Mayuree Rao, said himself, “People often say that healthier foods are more expensive, and that such costs strongly limit better diet habits. (Rehel).” But, he wanted to prove it himself so he decided to do an experiment with his students in which he found that healthier foods cost significantly more in all ten countries that he pulled data from. This shows that no matter where you live a price gap between healthy and unhealthy foods exists. Today, the price increase in fruits and vegetables is 190% compared to the 70% increase in fats and oils (Saunders).
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
Currently, children are the most affected ones, despite their age; children weren´t taught to eat healthy and they are accustomed to consume fast food every day. Our society is changing, the world is changing and there is no time to prepare any kind of food, so people prefer to buy some fast food and that is a problem that can lead to many several diseases. The most common diseases due to the bad nutrition are: diabetes, cancer, anemia, hypertension, coronary heart disease, osteomalacia / rickets and the most two common ones: obesity and overweight (Benard, 2017). According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (2016), “obesity occurs over time when you eat more calories than you use”and “obesity means having too much body fat”. But this is a little bit different as being overweight because the weight can be from a bone, fat, muscle or body water (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
By the year 2007, fast food restaurants represent one of the largest segments of the food industry with over 200,000 restaurants and $120 billion in sales in the U.S alone (Hoovers, 2007). Although, there was a global economic slowdown, still there has been rapid growth in the fast food industry. Many of the emerging economies experienced an expansion and the same time the markets of U.S and Europe also expanded (Lehmann & Reibstein, 2006). Many of the fast food companies have achieved success with the use of several different strategies, among them, visual exaggeration in print advertisement. Thus, with this study, the researcher will be able to provide a better understanding of visual exaggeration in fast food print advertisement specifically that of McDonald’s Malaysia.
I. INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus is a global disease affecting almost all populations of the world over the past twenty years, especially in the most developed countries. Due to its rising incidence, most populations already have a general idea regarding diabetes, its common symptoms, its treatments and its possible causes. Obesity, increasing age, an unhealthy diet and genetics are commonly blamed to be the causes of diabetes. Despite all the knowledge already gained about this disease, people are still a long way off from fully understanding diabetes and its causes (Guariguata, Nolan, Beagley, Linnenkamp and Jacqmain, 2013).
A study shows that people in a certain population who ate fast food at least twice a week were 56 percent more likely to die of heart disease. The number of obese people worldwide is increasing yearly. Fast food is very high in calories and sugar that contributes to increased-weight gain. Even a little amount of fast food can increase a
Fast Foods Effects on Obesity In America today, there is a growing problem with obesity. Obesity affects thousands of people in the United States and there is a growing concern with the amount of children that are obese. The number of obese children has tripled since 1970. Today, 1 in 5 children are overweight. With the high number of fast food chains around, it is almost impossible to avoid.
This much money could be put to such a good use, yet it is wasted on food for people who eat too much, what if it was spent on improving medical facilities, homes for people or even charities. Is this what you want all of your taxes to be spent on? It’s no secret that obesity is a huge issue. The causes of these problems can be economical, social and cultural, all of which tell us how much exercise we do compared to the amount of junk food that we eat. Thirty percent of America’s population is obese.
Should fast foods be banned, limited or allowed in society? Over the past decade, the living style of human beings has always been on a fast pace, because of this, society has been largely dependant on fast foods. The term ‘Fast Foods’ is regarded to be foods that can be prepared/served quickly. Over the past few decades, fast foods has become extremely popular. However through the research of many professors and researchers, it has been concluded that fast foods cause many health problems such as obesity, high blood pressure and depression.
By consuming fast food, more than 150,000 citizens of United Kingdom pass away per year (Barton et al, 2011) because fast food is rich in such unhealthy ingredients as fat and sugar which lead people to be overweight and have cloistral diseases as heart attack more chronically. Therefore, all individuals try to seriously consider what type of food they are consuming. Hence, those people prefer to have more organic food than fast food. It is irrefutable that fast food is made fast and much more affordable than healthy food which is time-consuming to be made and costly. That is why, people who have low incomes or households which consist of children cannot always afford traditional food.