According to an American study in (1970) they spent $6 billion on unhealthy food. There are many people waste the money on fast food without controlling themselves. Its will effected on children and especially the teenagers. People spend money on fast food without thinking of spending it on something better like charity. Because people choose junk food restaurant to save time instead of cooking at home.
Fast food and unhealthy living are all problems with today’s society. We need to hunker down on obesity or it will drastically decrease our quality of life, increase our insurance costs, and our nation’s overall health. “How Obesity is affecting the World around YOU.” American Adult Obesity, 8 May 2011, americanadultobesity.wordpress.com/mark-public-argument/. “How Does Obesity in Adults Affect Spending on Health Care?” Congressional Budget Office, 4 Aug. 2015, www.cbo.gov/publication/21772. “Overweight & Obesity Statistics.” National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 Aug. 2017, www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/overweight-obesity.
Some examples would be Obesity, the lack of nutrients a child needs, and the influx of chemicals that come with the eating of fast food (Lombardo, ?8 Monumental Pros??). These are problems because America has been fighting against child obesity for years and having open campus lunches near all of these fast food chains and unhealthy food choices would combat the work of the movements against obesity. This is very important because the health of a child affects how the child behaves, learns, and communicates (Lombardo, ?Top 7 Pros and Cons?.?). Studies show that overweight students tend to have more problems with learning and paying attention (Miura). Many parents also fear that children would have the chance to skip school of get into drugs and alcohol while they are loose for their lunch break.
The amount of obese teenagers have increased gradually the past year due to excessive fast food. (Waldorf,2016) Many teenagers think that these food have the nutrients they need but it does not. Many doctors have stated that those fast food restaurants have bas nutrients and does not benefit your health. If advertisements of fast food restaurants have be banned to reduce the amount of teenagers who are obese due to that decreases. While some people claim that advertising for fast food restaurants should be banned to reduce the amount of obese, others disagree.
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.
Although, fast food helps people to save time and money, it may lead to some serious illnesses such as obesity, heart disease because of its low quality ingredients and it is dangerous for peoples’ healthy. If humankinds continue having fast and junk food illness related diabetes will increase to 10% in 25 years. In my point of view, government should ban selling
The first way children can be affected negatively by advertising, are major health issues. Advertising can cause health issues because most advertisements, commercialize foods that are “mesmerizing” to children. Nonetheless, these foods they advertise are unhealthy and leads to more children being obese in the U.S. In the article, “Target market: children as consumers,” the author states, “Eighty-three percent of the advertisements were for convenience foods, fast foods, candy, and soft drinks, compared to only 2% for fruits and vegetables.” This piece shows that they advertise junk food that 's unhealthy and young people are still eating it which can lead to health problems. Another way it negatively impacts kids is when children are obese because of these foods and get a poor self esteem and body image.
However in order to reduce obesity problems we need to konw the causes of obesity first. One of the major factors of obesity is our lifestyle, british people spend more than 110£ on fast food that equals 12 meal in month. However people need to eat more healthier food such as vegetables, fruit and fish… and avoid eating fast food, Also we need to teach our children how to prepare healthy meals and how benefits they are for health. The second factore of obesity is lack of physical activity Because of the development in technology and comunication area people become inactive and we all know that sport is the spirit of the body, so the more exercices you do the healthier you are. In conclusion, the main factors which contribute to low health expectancy in developed countries are smoking and obesity.
Living in this day and age with low income becoming more and more common, brings issues such as obesity. The only thought of hungry people is how and when they will be able to fill their tummies next. They are disillusioned that the only important thing is filling their bellies, which in turn leads to fast food and highly processed government subsidized foods. Fast food is more expensive than a supermarket alternative, processed foods are packaged fats, and all of these foods will just lead to health many health issues making it all more expensive in the long run. The fast food industry with mouth watering commercials and very convincing prices has tricked many into thinking that it’s the cheapest way to fill a hungry tummy.
Cause of diabetes One of major contributing factors for the emerging diabetes epidemic is unhealthy diet full of junk and fast food. When you only eat junk food, the excessive stress exerted on your metabolism can affect the ability of your body to use insulin properly, since junk food lacks fibre content, its consumption directly results in a spike in sugar levels. And also junk food consumption leads to obesity, one of the main reasons for insulin resistance and development of diabetes. 2. Trigger digestive problems Those who are addicted to fatty junk food are bound to suffer from digestive problems like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
I do believe that if you are an unhealthy individual then something needs to change. More than one-third of American adults are obese today. Obesity is the second leading cause of death in America that can be prevented and should be. People are showing that they are caring less about the media-driven characteristics now more than ever, hence the way obesity is the second leading death in America. Media contradicts itself a little, due to the fact that they want you to look a certain way but the advertisements on unhealthy food choices are so big.