Obesity can be caused by many things but one of the major causes is fast food. The food has a lot more calories than you are suppose to eat in one meal. This causes the fat to build up in your body and you start to gain weight. Eating fast food excessively leads to a large weight gain and eventually obesity. Ananya Mandal suggests that eating out may lead to increased calorie intake and the risk of obesity because of larger portion sizes and increased energy density of foods (parag.9).
So dare to super size an order of healthy fast food – a once considered oxymoron now becoming more of a reality. “Diet Trends Today.” May 20, 2004. Blog Spot. June 25, 2005 http://ffood.blogspot.com/ “Fast Food Linked to Child Obesity.” January 5, 2003. CBS News.
Fast food chains such as Mcdonalds, Burger King, and Wendy’s are selling many products that are nearly inedible due to the unhealthiness and even the presentation. The link between fast food consumption and obesity is causal. Obesity, especially during childhood, has both individual and environmental causes. It easily makes people feel bad about themselves, leading to unhappiness. As for the presentation, these fast food chains use 99% faux “food” in any advertisement.
“One small bite for man, one giant problem for mankind.” Numerous Americans today are affected by the vastly growing number of fast food chains. These chains serve unhealthy items at a costly price. Many health issues concern more than 35.7 Americans and cause them to become unhealthy or obese due to fast food. This causes many problems such as obesity rates proliferating, the damage it has on your health, and the high price of cheap food. Those are the main reasons as to why the government should slowly reduce the future developments of fast food chains to help benefit people’s health.
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Did you know more than 35% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents ages 2 – 19 in the United States are considered Obese (Bucci 32). Obesity is a huge growing problem in not just the United States but everywhere that needs to be controlled. The U.S is the fattest country in the world with Mexico as a close second. Fast Food and Technology are some of the main reasons you usually think of when you think of causes of Obesity, but did you ever think that Parents and Family members have a huge part in the cause of Obesity? Family Influence can cause obesity in children by not eating healthy.
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Companies are using clever advertising methods to reach out to young kids which does not only develop bad habits at a young age, but intoxicates their health as well. Fast food is growing chain by chain and is even reaching schools across the states. As a result child obesity is increasing yearly and is effecting not only their physical but mental health as well. What our society does not understand is that the health risks outweigh the few minutes of satisfaction the cheap food brings. Many of the leading causes of death caused by fast food are diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and obesity.
Anyway, everyone have an idea about fast food, but many of us don’t know what is the fast food exactly means for doctors and scientists. It is mean obesity, diseases, bad relationship for each person in families and many other bad things and these things that I mentioned most common effect when we eating fast food. What is the meaning of obesity: "Obesity is defined