Whether if the government decided to take action related to fast food for the cause of child obesity. Therefore, many families should start to cook meals, stop eating fast foods in front of children, and start reducing fast food consumption in moderation it can help improve the unhealthy eating that the children
With jam packed schedules, we don’t allow ourselves time to make healthy meals at home. Instead, we opt for the super size or big kid meal because it’s fast and easy. This is the very reason, I believe, for America’s obesity situation as it is today. One study showed that, children who are obese are more likely to die before the age of 55 than of a child who is not obese. The study also stated that a child with high blood pressure is likely to die before reaching 55 (New York Times, 2010).
Obesity in America Roman Felix April 27 2010 Outline Introduction: Causes A. Easily available fast food Families would rather buy food due to convenience Fast food is proven unhealthy B. non athletic transportation Everybody drives now distance between stores too large II. Dangers A. health effects Can cause diabetes Can cause heart problems B. Social Effects Inability to do recreational activities Looked down upon Prevention A. Educate Teach parents of dangers Teach children proper eating habits B.
People over-eat not because they lack self control, but because they've been told to eat a diet that promotes hunger. Similarly, the unwillingness of most Americans to exercise is not just due to laziness. One of the results of the cellular starvation described above is a massive decrease in energy levels. Parents certainly don't always feed their children healthy foods, but even when they feed them expert-approved diets, they are still giving their children foods that will eventually make them
\The Rise of Hunger at the Los Angeles County Area Though it is a sad truth, U.S. citizens in the Los Angeles County are not being ale to eat, causing hunger. Author Alexandra Zavis's article from LA Times, “Hunger touches more than 1.7 million in Los Angeles.” Zavis had claimed that definite amount of people cannot afford to feed themselves or their kids. Study that found, most people are struggling and cannot offer plentiful food for a healthy lifestyle for all the household members because of the qualifications of getting federal nutrition welfares. Zavis says more than half of Californians do not qualify for food stamps by the low income families that argue to what they can make on the end of the days, one of the examples Zavis explains
Childhood obesity has grown at an alarming rate since the 1970’s. That’s around the time the food industry slowly began changing the food served in our schools. They added more processed foods like French Fries, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Pizza. I agree these foods taste good, but it has caused our parents, who were in school in the 70’s, and our generation to continue to make bad decisions on food selection. This problem still continues to this day.
Obesity’s effect on our culture and health costs is only rising, making this problem detrimental for the future for the US. We can’t keep eating like this when we can’t pronounce the ingredients in a strawberry milkshake. Children are struggling with diseases that, in the past, only adults had. Physical activity has become non-existent in American’s lives and if we don’t make changes soon, it might be the too late to slim our nation
Personal responsibility has disappeared and until it returns, obesity will only increase as American health decreases. Steps can be taken to reduce body weight and return to a normal body mass index. Parents need to take responsibility for unhealthy food choices and lack of physical activity, and until this happens there will only be detrimental health effects in the future. It is time for change, and it is American parents who need to establish a change in their children’s eating
Like Weintrub says in his article “None of the…Ideas are likely to do much good until parents understand their role in fighting the problem” Which states that parents need to understand that its not up to other people, like McDonald’s sellers to prevent their kids from obesity. Parents allow their kids to keep eating junk food, or fatty foods, then start blaming fast food restaurants saying that its their fault that their kids are fat, when in fact its their own. Buying all their kids all that fat food, even though it’s cheap, is the reason the kids end up
The current California lunch policy is not effective in changing student perspectives about nutrition and health. The current California lunch policy is not effective in some reasons. First kids will just bring their own lunches because it is hard to get rid of old habits, eating junk food. “After California government changed their policy of lunch system, students in Sonora High School bring their own lunches and they are even worse food than other junk food they used to sell. Inside of students bag, There werebag of Hot Cheetos and Doritos.