The Pros And Cons Of Fast Food

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Fast food has quickly developed in many countries in the world such as United States and England. The number of people now who consume them has increased and the number of restaurants has raised a lot. Since fast food and prepared food was invented, they had affected the society a lot because of time, wide variety of choices and cost saving. In today’s fast-paced life, time has become important for many people from students to officials who have time limit. 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. It is like a chain reaction set off by fast food and carried forward by our unhealthy lifestyle. ‘Therefore, I believe that fast food is negative and promotes the idea of laziness and unhealthy living.’ (

Fast food is anchored firmly in our fast-paced world, providing us with the food for our modern living - quick, easy and cheap. The effects on

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