Why Bad Tastes So Good

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Why BAD tastes so GOOD? People love junk food, it is indeed a guilty pleasure but there are reasons why people consume a lot of junk food. Depress or sad people eat junk food and by doing that it will lead them to a life of medical issues. Food is everywhere we look; sitting along the roadsides, calling at you in bright colors from grocery store shelves, glowing in vending machines down the hallway. There is no way to escape the never ending advertisements from fast food restaurants. This is where obesity begins; consuming more food portions than your body needs. Americans are also overweight due to the lack of exercise; there is more time spent on the couch sitting in front of the television, than there is in the gym. Just an hour each day could better your health. Obesity ranks itself as second leading cause of preventable deaths in America, following smoking by only one percent. Although junk food may be tasty, you need to set limits on how much they consume to overcome future health hazards. Despite America being one of the most industrialized nations, this country is definitely not one of the healthiest. Even though we are living in a country with great economic power and good technology, we are also living in a country that doesn’t believe in good nutrition. We are living in a land populated with obesity. America is the home to the most obese people in the world. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity in adults has increased 60% within the past twenty years and obesity in children has tripled in the past thirty years. A staggering 33% of American adults are obese and obesity related deaths have climbed to more than 300,000 a year. Lawmakers have even tried to impose a new tax rule called the “Twinkie tax”, which would tax unhealthy foods to try to persuade people out of buying them. This method has been termed as

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