Fast food companies are outnumbering actual restaurants because they're food is ridiculously affordable, easy to get to and s delicious. The saying goes that, 'what tastes good for you, is bad'; that may be true for fast food in specific, seeing that many people turn away from their fruits and vegetables. The United States holds the record for the most obese nation with many others catching on to make it to the finishing line first. Fast food, is in one word dangerous. It contains a host of chemicals that are dangerous to health, building up with time in our bodies before it strikes back in opposition.
According to internet research, Americans spend more than $110 billion a year on the fast food. So obviously the only good thing I think that comes out of fast food restaurants is that since it is a growing epidemic, results would be more people employed. On the other hand, more and more fast food places would be everywhere, making it easier for people to succumb to the temptation of the delicious fast food. The truth of the matter is, fast food is killing us slowly. Do yourself and fellow Americans a favor and don’t eat at such lousy food places.
Almost all junk food is high in sugar and calories. Diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer is caused by our American diet. I do not want my children to grow up in a country where large corporations and the government have no regard for public health. This is why I propose a complete ban of junk food from schools and a 100% tax on junk food purchases with the revenue generated going to subsidize healthy foods. One of the biggest problems with junk food is that it is readily available and cheap.
A homemade burger consists of 256 calories that’s 284 calories less than one big mac from a fast food restaurant and 224 calories less than one double cheeseburger from a fast food restaurant those numbers are pretty big when you already have health problems consuming these huge numbers of calories is not good for the existing problems they will only get worse and possibly lead to death. CO2 is a bad chemical that can harm many people if directly inhaled or swallowed. Fast food restaurants uses many
If I had to eat at McDonald’s I would order this meal because it is low in calories and fat, with a downfall in excessive sodium. You can’t will the entire battle eating fast food, so you have to find the lesser of the lack of nutritional evils. 2. Unhealthy Meal a. McDonalds unhealthy meal consisted of an (1) entrée with Angus Bacon and Cheese (2) Large French Fries (3) Large Barq’s Root Beer and (4) apple slices with caramel for dessert. Please refer to following table for
In addition, this movie shows the ways schools are affecting obesity in their students. Vending machines with pop are one of the main reasons. Some schools have banned soda vending machines and even prohibited students from bringing soda. Furthermore, Super-Size Me gives awareness about the consumption of fast food. Forty percent of American meals are eaten out of the house; that is about 121,623,890 people!
In addition, this movie shows the ways schools are affecting obesity in their students. Vending machines are one of the main reasons. Some schools have banned soda vending machines and even prohibited students from bringing soda. Furthermore, Super-Size Me gives awareness about the consumption of fast food. Forty percent of American meals are eaten out of the house.
John Cordo (pg1) stated that “Fast Food contains artificial additives and high calories” A research shows that the America's favorite fries, McDonald’s fries used a lot of sodium propionate which is really harmful to our body to prevent bacterial or mold growth. Besides that, fast food also contain lots of fats , sugar, salt and it is really low in fiber and nutrients. This causes the people who constantly consume fast food gain weight easily due to the consumption high fats and calories and less intake of fiber and vitamins. This causes people to get serious sickness easily. In old days, people who get sickness such as diabetes or heart attack are normally elderly but now, a sixteen year old teenager have high chances to get such terrible sickness.
A. Poor people tend to eat junk food more because that’s all they can afford. B. Government has no right to regulate a person’s food choices. C. Increased tax would slowly decrease consumption and that will have a negative effect on employment in fast food establishments.
Already you can tell this is quite a problem, but it can be reduced to some degree if we raise the taxes on junk food. If the taxes are increased then people will be opted to buy healthier foods such as vegetables or other nutrient rich foods without added sugar or sodium. They will no longer be more expensive than the cheap, unhealthy, junk food. This in essence, will reduce the amount of junk food that people will ingest. There are a lot of health risks that go along with eating junk food.