Explain the causes for the popularity of fast food restaurants Many people, particularly young people, prefer to eat fast food instead of cooking meals at home. Most people nowadays depend on fast food restaurants in their daily life. There are many reasons for the popularity of fast food restaurants. The three main reasons are: fast food is convenient, it tastes delicious, and it is inexpensive. First of all, fast food restaurants are popular because they are convenient for our active in modern day lives.
According to Bill Myers Online, Americans spend more money on fast food than on new cars, college education and software because fast food is so convenient. Fast food restaurants are easy to find in cities and towns across America. They offer quick meals for busy lifestyles that are so quick and convenient, you don't even have to get out of your car to get them. An article in "USA Today" points out that many fast food places aim to have customers wait less than a minute. Another advantage of fast food is that it is very inexpensive, notes MSN Money.
Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? I have experienced all of the fast food restaurants there are and I have noticed that throughout the past few years, there has been one thing that has changed drastically. Often sports teams may stop at MacDonald’s or Burger King on the way home from a sporting event, which is quite ironic, but it’s quick and easy and cheap—or so people may think. In, “Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?” Mark Bittman, claims that healthy food is actually cheaper than fast food. To help support his claim, Bittman uses many different rhetorical devices in his article.
Americans are becoming comfortable with fast food and unhealthy choices. They have become too lazy to work off their bad choices in food so the effects keep adding up inside their body causing obesity. Obesity is the condition of being very fat or overweight. This is caused by the over consumption of food by many people. Most of us don’t have what we call, portion control, so we eat until we feel full causing our stomach to expand.
Chips, candy, etc) and fast food. It is very convenient to go through a drive through, call for takeout, or lounge in a restaurant. But what is not realized are the harmful starches and calories being put into their body that in the long-run will have negative effects on the person’s health. Therefore, if Americans became more proactive, and increased their physical exercise, the risk of obesity would
In his article, “Don’t Blame the Eater” (New York Times, November 23, 2002), David Zinczenko asserts that fast food industries need to manage the weight because it is leading to obesity among people who are visiting them. He begins with his personal experience; how he used eat from fast food places. Zinczenko’s parents were split, mom was working long hours a day, and he was fed on fast food every day twice. The author uses statistic and example as an evidence to prove the down side of fast food industries therefore; the reader can understand and have sympathy for him. Initially, Zincenko is declaring that fast food companies are contributing to obesity because of lack of alternatives.
Corporations make us fat Many people claim that it is personal responsibility of what you eat, however fast food corporations and their marketing strategies make it almost impossible to say no. From childhood we are conditioned to grab a large combo meal on our way home instead of going to the grocery store then cooking it ourselves. The ease, convenience, and the cheap prices make it all too easy for consumers. Corporations are to blame for America’s obesity problems because of their lack of nutritional information available to consumers, their lack of alternatives, and their brand recognition and advertisements addicting us from childhood. There is no calorie information posted in any fast food restaurant.
There are a variety of healthy foods anywhere you go, including fast food restaurants. Most homeowners own at least one cookbook, and there are cook books available that are devoted to healthy eating so you can learn to make delicious and nutritious meals for your whole family to enjoy. Dieting is becoming more of a popular fashion than ever before. It is getting much easier to go to the grocery store and find reduced sugar or even sugar free products that you have always enjoyed that used to be very unhealthy. If you learn to eat healthier and fit a small workout into your busy life at least a few times a week, you will most likely be able to avoid obesity.
Bella Wesley Mrs. McKenzie H English 11 3/11/12 Problem/Solution: Fast Food Fast food, for some, is a meal eaten once in a while. For others, it’s eaten every day. When people think of fast food, healthy is one of the last things that comes to mind. Fast food is meant to be fast, not fattening! It’s is convenient, pleasing, and inexpensive, but when that’s the majority of what one eats, a healthy lifestyle is not expected.