Fast food restaurants make it possible to grab a meal and go. We often do not pay attention to the nutrition amount, but are simply looking for a quick bite to eat that will fulfill our hunger. Fast food is assisting in the increase of obesity in America (“Phrase” par.2). New nutrition laws are being created to help familiarize people with the high amount of calories in fast food. California was the first state to make a law requiring the calorie count of food to be posted on the menu boards (“Judge” par.
We the people need to avoid the fast food restaurants and stop being lazy and have home cooked meals everyday. Although fast food is convenient for everyone, it causes obesity and consuming too much fast food can lead to type 2 diabetes. People eat at fast food restaurants because it is prepared and cooked very quickly. Having fast food restaurants in this world make it very easy to just talk to the whole family and agree to eat out. Fast food
Many people believe that fast-food chains are a central cause of obesity in America because there is plethora amount of fast-food restaurants on every block, but very few healthy alternatives. Sure, fast food restaurants are very easy to find and offer quick service, but there are other options that are also healthy, convenient, and economica... ... middle of paper ... ...o makes some good valid points. Fast-food restaurants are found everywhere. They’re also convenient and offer quick service. It is easy to go through a drive through and pick up food.
“The food is not properly taken care of, which leads all the way back to where the food is originally produced”, according to Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation. Even if it is easy to buy and cheap, the health risks outweigh the five minutes of satisfaction that fast food brings. People should carefully think before they eat fast food. The health risks that come from eating so much fast food can put your life in danger. Obesity can come from fast food being eaten on a regular basis and people typically do eat out on a daily basis.
Fast food has a big supply and demand aspect. The more fast food restaurants in an urban area can potentially mean more people who are gaining weight. For say fast food restaurants in a rural area, where there are not many restaurants to choose from, and the less people are gaining weight. As you can see, taking advantage of all of the fast food restaurants around you can most likely cause harm to your future. Works Cited http://www.obesityaction.org/educational-resources/resource-articles-2/nutrition/fast-food-is-it-the-enemy http://www.studymode.com/essays/Fast-Food-And-Obesity-151146.html http://www.calypso.co.uk/news/the-history-of-the-fast-food-industry http://www.delish.com/food-fun/fast-food-history#slide-1
If people who are hurry to get their food and do not have much time to eat, fast food must the good choice for them. McDonald, KFC, and Popeye would be the first few restaurants show up in people’s mind, but still has many healthy fast foods in the United States. Today, there are many different kinds of fast food restaurants in United States; lots of people choose to eat fast food as their meal daily. Even eating fast food can save time and money, still have many negative sides of choosing fast food. The first benefit of fast food is saving time because some people may spend lots of time of their jobs or other things.
Fast food restaurants have became a routine matter of life in America. Americans eat more fast food than other food due to lifestyle and the way fast food restaurants are marketed to target their audience. Fast food restaurants in America seem to be convenient, cheap, and taste good, however, they can be a harm to the consumers’ health and body. When people choose between healthy food, fast food or time; they rather buy food from fast food because people think it is cheaper and there will be more money left to pay bills or there is no time to make homemade food, but what they don’t know is that the quality of food in fast food is poor and can lead to obesity and other serious health problem. Behind those tasty fast food advertisings, the type
Also they prefer fast food more than home food (Mancino, Todd, Guthrie & Lin; Oct, 2010). Some people like fast food because of fast preparing that take just a moment to be ready to eat and all that at a cheap price. Most people see the preparing food at home is hard and they need time to make a meal, and maybe it is expensive sometimes. Another reason why people choose fast food instead of preparing food at home that each neighborhood has at least two fast food restaurant nearby them (Mancino, et al, October, 2010). For example, children eat at least on hamburger from McDonald’s every day and they consume 12% of harmful calories
Although the fast food industry is a largely linked to the growth of child obesity, they can not solely take the blame. A child is ten times more likely to become obese if his or her parent is obese. This is due to a combination of genetic factors and social environment the child has been accustomed to. Parents have the responsibility to teach their children that it’s not ok to eat fast food regularly. After all, the parents are the ones who buy the fast food for their children and drive the family to the restaurants.
Avoiding fast food is not always possible, so portioning meals can be helpful when fast food is the only option. This paper will not only discuss the pros and cons of eating fast food, but also the pros and cons of a home cooked meal and might even change a person’s mind. We all know fast food may be faster and easier than a home cooked meal, but the consequences of eating too much could potentially damage a person’s life. The number one reason people choose fast food over a home cooked meal is because it is fast (Hitti). Many families in today’s society cannot find the time to sit down and have a meal at home.