The Importance Of Food Choices

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In this essay, I will talk about Unit 3: Choices. In unit 3 we were talking about food in the fridge and their food miles, packaging, production, learning words like dump rubbish, eco-friendly, global warming, recycling center, energy-efficient and greenhouse gases, affirmative, negative sentences and question with countable nouns or uncountable nouns, talking about our daily diet, about vending machines, about junk food and healthy food and substances into them like calorie, nutrient, additive, sugar, minerals, carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins and salt, writing an adverb to put on the school noticeboard, writing a note to a new student or friend’s parents. Look at what you eat in a day and multiply that by the millions of people all over the world. Where does it come from? Today, in my fridge, there are a few grapes, a bunch of bananas and some fruit juice – things that are not expensive and that are good for me. There is also a pizza, and some burgers in the freezer – which are not so good. I know what this food does to my body, but what does it do to the world around me? My first stop is the label. Labels give lots of information: how long we can keep our food, how many calories it has and where it comes from. A few hundred years ago, most of our food came from places we could walk to, but today, food travels thousands of miles. We refrigerate it, then transport it in planes and ships all over the world. I look at the slices of pizza and immediately feel guilty –

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