Usually, the younger people, singles, females and males ate more fast food compared to older people, women and married couples. Besides, those who dislikes working and that people who think fast food is a convenient, they will more likely to eat fast food. In fact, the people who thought the fast food was not good for our health ate as much of it as compare to those who did not think that. Recently, the demand for fast food has increased greatly even though the fast food are categorize as unhealthy food but the consumer still prefer to eat fast food rather that food that good for their health. These things happen because of high of supply.
Particularly, it has been assumed that eating too much junk food can result in health problems later in life. One reasonable suggestion for dealing with this is to improve the level of health awareness so that we can eat longer and live better. . Junk food is meant to be fast and easy to have when you are in a hurry. It’s is suitable, delicious, inexpensive, but when the majority get used to eating such a kind of food as a healthy lifestyle, it is not expected and needs mediation and deep thinking.
Fast food can be prepared and served within a very short time, thus is more convenient for those people who are not willing to cook. Although, fast food has bunch of advantages and it has as well some negative effects, which should be carefully considered. Cooking is the foremost significant in human beings concern. "We are what we eat." everyone should agree with this.
It is definitely not limited to poor people, despite the way the media portrays it. Although fast food has a reputation for being high in calories and fat, that is slowly changing with the rise of the health-conscious population, which is increasing the demand for healthy food options. Just about every fast food restaurant offers some kind of healthy alternatives today. Whether it’s grilled chicken sandwiches, wraps, or salads, there is usually something for everyone. One thing to keep in mind is that healthier options generally tend to be a little more expensive.
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.
As a result, they need to buy fast food and prepared food that are ready to eat or easy to cook. But the effect of fast food has been devastating in terms of health concerns. Given the lifestyle that we lead today, the excess fats and calories that we take in with fast food is not used up completely, as it contains higher amounts of unwanted nutrients like salt, fat and various types of additives (artificial chemicals). The result is that these accumulate in our body as fat deposits that cause complications like cardiovascular diseases and other related diseases of the heart. With obesity come other problems like high blood pressure and diseases of the joints.
The social and ethical advantages are that you have less sugar decreasing health issues because plenty of sugar is added into one’s diet and then weight is loss. This will be a sustainable lifestyle because eating high fat food allows you to choose food that aren’t just tasty but can also make you full for longer. The economical advantages are that you’ll be contributing more to areas where you weren’t as focused on and this will be helping the economy and you will be having a variety of items to choose from, meaning when you bought one of the carbohydrate nutrient, you’ll be able to buy two protein nutrients, in some cases. The social and ethical disadvantages are you are constipated because fibre is a carbohydrate and it helps with prevention on constipation. Another social disadvantage is that it is a lot complicated than it sounds because it sounds easy just saying no carbohydrates and more proteins and fats but having to choose between these foods can be a struggle.
This is because increasing taxes will reduces the accessibility of fast food and soft drink to consumer thereby translating to a reduction of these negative consequences to the society. Increase the tax on junk food and soft drink will encourage healthy eating behaviors and lifestyles. Prevalence of fast food and soft drink in our markets has barred many people from eating proper meals and leading healthy life style. Another issue is that unhealthy food or drink tends to replace other, more nutritious foods. Some of junk food and soft drink likes cookies and chips are very cheap.
This makes it essential that during times of the day, people would require foods that can be served and prepared quickly. This means that fast foods are necessary to compensate for it’s particular living style. However, the obesity rate in Hong Kong is relatively low, 36.6 %. This is mainly because of economic factors such that Hong Kong is a high income earning country, where a certain amount of people wouldn 't depend on fast foods because of financial issues. Though there are still people that are dependant on fast foods because of its cheap cost.
It is an honour for me to be here with you to share my expertise as a dietician. And I am here today to provide you some exciting facts and information regarding the advantages and disadvantages of fast growing trend of consuming fast food as daily meals to human in this era of modern life. Firstly, we will talk about what is fast food, next we will discuss the statistics of fast food in Malaysian citizens, finally we will learn what are the advantages and disadvantages of fast food consumption regularly.