In brief, preparing food at home allows the individual to know what they are consuming and fast food consumers are gambling with their health. Fast food and healthy food effects the American culture differently through convenience, cost, and health. There are many factors that determine what an individual consumes as fuel for the body. Most fast foods are direct opposites of healthy foods; sometimes healthy foods are not reality for that shift working mom of five kids. Planning meals ahead is very ideal, but is not always reality.
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.
“Cost saving gives fast food an e... ... middle of paper ... ...d. In conclusion, fast food has many benefits such as saving money and save time, but it still can cause many healthy problems. People have to understand how to choose their foods and they can choose the food from healthy menu or the calories chart to reduce the chance of getting healthy problem. If people who live with family, they can spends more time to eat dinner at home instead eat fast food for dinner. Also, having dinner at home with family is cheaper than eat fast food. Everyone should eat least fast food and start eating healthy.
Eating at home is better because it is more sanitary than a public restaurant, the food tastes better, health problems are eliminated, it is less expensive, and family relationships are strengthened. Unlike Sadie, Emma and her family have home cooked meals more often than fast food meals. Emma loves bonding with her family by eating and cooking together. She can definitely see the benefits in eating home cooked meals compared to eating out. Even though many Americans choose to eat fast food on a daily basis, having home cooked meals is more beneficial for the family.
So is going through the drive thru of your favorite fast food restaurant really cheaper than making a meal at home for your family? In today’s time it has become more relevant to get what is more convenient and cheapest regarding to food. People are less concerned with the health benefits, whether that means going by McDonalds for dinner than making a home cooked meal or eating junk food than a healthy alternative snack. People are doing what seems to be the most convenient and inexpensive route, but the problem is that Americans lack knowledge regarding junk food and real food which is interfering with their health. High amounts of processed foods are being consumed by Americans because they are tight budgeted and don’t have the time to cook
Fast Food Vs Cooking at Home It is easy to get caught up in your daily activities and sometimes it can seem like there just isn’t enough time in the day to do everything you need to do. Many people then resort to fast food instead of cooking at home. When you think about it though is it worth sacrificing your healthy, family bonding time and forking out the extra money? Cooking at home is far more superior to eating out, because it is healthier, it promotes family bonding, and it saves money. First, cooking at home is much healthier.
Junk Food: Not So Convenient Junk foods and fast food: society 's best friend but also its worst enemy. Everyone enjoys a little snack here and there and that snack is usually some sort of junk food or fast food. The reason behind people eating this food more than healthy food is because it 's cheaper and it 's convenient. The foods are typically ready on demand while healthy foods take preparation. Most likely, the healthy foods would be chosen over the fatty foods if they were cheaper in price and more readily available.
Home cooked food is more nutritious and has more nourishment compared with fast foods restaurants that have less nutrition. Having a different variety of fruits, vegetables and unprocessed meats have many benefits such as vitamins, minerals as well as dietary supplements. By having these nutrients in the body it helps the body in many ways by staying strong and healthy and helps provide fuel to the body daily. It has been proven that cooking meals at home is more nutritious and cost lesser than eating at fast food restaurants, which is high in fatty acids and has less nutrition and a higher calorie count compared with home cook meals. The cost of travelling to the market to pick up a week’s supply of groceries is cheaper than going to fast food restaurants daily.
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.
Long days of working and training effects our choices for food, a meal from nearest fast food restaurant becomes most appealing idea. Most of people who eat junk food more frequent don't know its bad effect on their body which can be prevented if they use more healthy alternatives .Although, we consume both of them as food, yet they are majorly different. Fast food remains extremely popular, despite their unhealthy impact to our body. However, there are many reasons to try to make healthier choices. Eating junk food as a primary method of nourishment will lead to diseases and illness because your body is being deprived from its needed nutrias.