Is Junk Food Becoming One of the Main Causes of Death!

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Is Junk Food Really Becoming One of The Main Causes of Death? America is not realizing that junk food and fast food is causing a lot of deaths and diseases for people. How can the number of deaths and diseases decrease? By: Richardo D id you know that Mississippi is the fattest state for six times in a row? As of 2011, Colorado still is the leanest state for a long time now. The top 10 excuses for not eating healthy food are: 1. Fast food is cheap, 2. I’m a lousy cook, 3. Junk food tastes good, 4. Healthy foods don’t have enough of flavor, 5. I love chocolate, 6. Fast food is fast, 7. All my friends eat fast food and I don’t want to be left out, 8. Healthy food diets are too weird, 9. My favorite actress/supermodel eats junk 10. If junk food is that bad for you, wouldn’t they outlaw it? People should cut back on junk food, because it's a waste of money, lack of nutrients, and it can lead to serious sickness. Waste of Money First of all, people should cut back junk food because it's a waste of money. The junk food they are selling at stores and fast food restaurants are often high in fat, calories, sugar, sodium, or caffeine. Residents of the United States spend more on fast food in a year than they do on movies, books, magazines, newspapers, videos, and records combined. Americans shelled out more than $110 billion on burgers, fried chicken, and the like in 2000, compared with $6 billion in 1970. (Team, No year provided) Therefore, have you ever thought why fast food is so cheap? You should. The reason why it is so cheap is because it’s not so healthy for you. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying not to have junk food or fast food. I’m just saying you should limit how much you consume of junk food or fast food, especially if you have it alot. I know sometimes it’s hard to stop buying a lot of junk food and

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