This report further shows how changes in lifestyle, prices and advertising targeting children and teenagers are the main problems assigning to fast food consumption. The report then consider the two main effects of fast food - the impact on health and the method of cooking in Sri Lanka. Furthermore, possible solutions including an awareness campaign and the reducing the cost of healthy food while at the same time increasing the cost of unhealthy foods were pointed
People should raise awareness of all the negative effects fast food has on humans. You should take care of your body and not harm it by consuming fast food. The drastic increase of fast food consumption today is extremely shocking and disturbing. Advertisements that help sell fast food should be carefully monitored, the consequences of consuming fast food are very damaging to the health, and also has a negative influence on the growth of children. References Bahadroan, Z., & Mirmiran, P. (2013).
Instead of eating the basic needs on a day to day basis, like fruits and vegetables, people decide to eat unhealthy fast food that can have major effect on the way people grow and how they live (Lee). This is important because, someone’s health can have a dramatic affect their lifestyle. People don 't want to have to end up in a wheelchair because they are eating fast food instead of daily fruits and veggies. Another reason why it is bad for fast food to be unhealthy is because fast food is a major health issue, especially when it is served in school every day. It gives students the opportunity to become more ill and overweight every day of the week.
There is a difference between junk food and fast food. Fast food is food that fast and easy to make and eat whereas junk food is food that contains excessive amount of oil, salt and sugar and can harm your health. In every 1 km you walk or you pass by there is a MacDonald or any other junk food restaurant. Even if didn’t you will be hunted by a billboard or an advertisement of a new tasty meal. Junk food became a major health issue when the world was shocked of the huge number of obese children.
The constant craving and consumption of these goods leads to the accumulation of disease and can cause drastic weight gain. As stated within Laura Rimmer’s podcast, “The Fast Food Genocide,” “Food addiction is known as the gateway to other addictions along with mental illness.” Weight gain and other physical issues may lead to the development of depression, which can negatively affect, not only the individual, but all those who surround them. These processed foods, along with GMOs, can impact the development of teenagers by promoting fat build up and development of food allergies. The public is prevented from accessing a majority of knowledge about the food that is produced, as many factories possess a secretive nature about most ingredients or products used. Certain chemicals, such as pesticides, are FDA approved, yet products that possibly contain these ingredients are not displayed as so.
Processed food is a large problem in the U.S. Fast food, sugary drinks and candy are regularly considered as the motivating forces behind America 's child obesity epidemic, an issue for many people in the U.S, including child consuming processed food which results in an unhealthy lifestyle, leading to obesity and other serious diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. Processed foods have become a terrible addiction in American diets, resulting in a major difficulty for many citizens of any age. While child obesity is a growing concern among society, it is an issue that should be dealt with as to who is responsible for the obesity epidemic itself, and how we can approach to solutions that effectively promote an end the obesity issue by controlling processed foods intake in children, such as fast food, sugary drinks and candy; educating parents and guardian to
In the middle east and Malaysia, there are huge marketing promotions of food high in fat and many parents are having a tough responsibility in which they are confined between picking a good selection of food products to maintain their health and the health of their children or to succumb to their desires and their children’s requests to buy unhealthy advertised food products. Therefore, fast food advertising has a profound negative influence on children’s food choices and parents buying behavior in the middle east and Malaysia as it attracts them through several mediums and themes, resulting in unhealthy eating habits and an increase in the consumption of unhealthy food that causes negative health effects as obesity and weight gain, along with a tendency in the middle eastern society and the Malaysian to eat western style fast foods, which in return creates a growing demand for western fast food outlets that rises from the western culture influence on
People that eat too much fast food are becoming fat, and addicted on this unhealthy food that causes obesity and a lot of health risks. Fast food is harmful to a human's body on so many levels, thus causing chronic diseases. Junk food is not good for us and we know it, but it is
Fast food is an affordable and convenient way to fill yourself up when on the run. Although you shouldn 't feel guilty for an occasional indulgence, regularly eating fast food can seriously damage your health. Coupled with low nutritional value, the high fat, calorie and sodium content of these foods can lead to a variety of health problems. With statistical associations to weight gain, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions and all-cause mortality, regularly eating fast food can be a dangerous thing.A typical fast food meal is extremely high in fat and calories. Weight gain occurs when you consume more calories than you burn in a day.
An example of negative advertisements on children is the promoting of junk foods on out TV sets. Companies who sell junk foods are always negatively advertising their products as they encourage children to take them. Additionally, they tend to convince them that junk food contains a nutritional value and it is good for their health. What they fail to expose to the children is that, junk foods are the main cause of obesity and obesity is a disease that seriously affecting children around the globe. It should be noted that, junk food negative advertisements greatly influence children, leading to an increased demand for junk food by children, but advertisers are not letting this out.