This essay will analyze America’s decision to choose a lousy diet or a great diet. Buying fast food rather than cooking a home cooked meal can be convenient and inexpensive for a plenty of families in America. However, when it comes to eating a meal nearly all people weigh the options of eating fast food, cooking, or buying processed food. In the long run, there could be a ton of consequences for choosing one option over the other. People health can become an issue since fast food contains an abundant amount of unhealthy ingredients.
Many big name fast food companies need something to kill off the major diseases in the processed food, so they use ammonia, which is also ... ... middle of paper ... ...restaurants. You need to be careful of what you eat. A fast food breakfast can easily put you at or even over your daily limit of fat, cholesterol, and carbohydrates. But few fast food restaurants actually have healthier choices; those are the places you need to be going to.“If possible, look at the menu ahead of time. This way, you’ll have more time to make a healthier choice,” says De Jesus.
Because fast food could be processed, and making people Obie's a lot of time they just think they're a little bit over weight but never look to the bad side they could have diabetes or cholesterol or other things. People think eating a lot food is nothing to worry about is just food what could harm us? but it could harmed you in many ways. for more help to stop eating too much go http://www.webmd.com/
Calories found in sugary drinks and fried foods are often referred to as “empty calories.” This type of calorie is broken down at an excessive rate and causes blood sugar levels to spike. The body then sends out hunger signals causing one to eat mor... ... middle of paper ... ...but that does not prove that fast food franchises are the culprit. I believe the people are to blame for their own obesity. A single person can single out themselves to buy the food from a restaurant knowing the proper nutrition will not be in the food. It all comes down to common knowledge and self control.
Most Americans do not have the self-control to stay away from the innutritious foods and eat the healthier choices; therefore restaurants sell more unhealthy choices. “If customers choose to ignore the healthy items in favor of the more fattening ones…they do not have the right to blame fast-food restaurants for their choices” (Buchholz 83). Compared to the first fast food restaurants opened, the portion sizes have increased sixty to two-hundred calories because, ‘“The food is the least of the cost of a food product. Labor, packaging, marketing cost more,” says NYU Nes... ... middle of paper ... ...ulture of the past with Today." Comparing Agriculture of the past with Today.
Some people see fast food as the cause of obesity, whereas some see obesity as the cause of an individual choosing to eat unhealthy food, given them full responsibility for their dietary choices. Fast food is seen as one of the cheaper ways of eating compared to buying healthy food from the local supermarket. In the last few years, obesity rates have been on a rise. Obesity affects everyone ranging from young children to adults. An individual does have responsibility for their dietary choices, but perhaps they cannot afford the expensive prices of healthier foods, so they have to turn to fast foods as a cheaper unhealthy way of eating.
Once they learn about eating healthy, managing overweight issues becomes more elementary. Fast food restaurants should not be blamed for America 's obesity issue because there are healthier options, self-discipline, and self responsibility for each individual. To be specific, one out of every three Americans is considered corpulent, which is 33.8 percent of America 's population.
Older people tend to eat out l... ... middle of paper ... ... their food healthier. The fast food industry decides what they put on their menu, but they do not decide what their customers choose to eat (7). Whoever chooses what a customer eats is responsible for the weight gained from that meal (1). Many large fast food chains are determined to help fight obesity in children (Tracy 1). Food has not been proven to be addictive (Phillips 5).
Many companies make the foods pretty and so good, but when you actually go to that restaurant, the same food doesn't look like what it looked like when you saw it in a picture or on the TV. In the year 2012, there were 263,944 fast food restaurants in the United States and this makes it much more convenient for Americans to go to a fast-food restaurant. Also they make the food taste really good and so many people can't get enough of it. Majority of the unhealthy food prices is pretty cheap and healthier food are not the ideal price for most people. To lower down obesity, they should make the fast food less unhealthy and raise the price a bit more and make the healthy food price lower.
People just cannot turn down the fast, easy, and very cheap meal. Also in some cases some families may just eat out because that is all they can afford. Causes of obesity is not just from bad eating and wrong diets, it also is your level of daily physical activity. You cannot just eat really healthy foods and expect to be fit and really healthy. You need to e... ... middle of paper ... ...tire family healthy and active to prevent everyone from getting obese or overweight.