The Truth About Fast Food

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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. If you ever even tried to eat the food that looks appetising from their advertisements, you would be put in the hospital in a heart beat. The health and presentation involved in any fast food should be improved tremendously because of the mental and physical unhealthiness and misleading presentation.
One big thing about fast food that contributes to its poor side is its unhealthiness. The scientific findings and corresponding public health implications of the association between fast food consumption and weight gain are critical. The American Population Study Cardia suggests that frequent fast food consumption is associated with weight gain. People who eat fast food two or more times a week are likely to gain 4.5kg more weight than people who only have one fast food meal per week. Frequent fast food consumption also leads to type 2 diabetes, and coronary artery disease. In the film Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock gained 11kg from eating at Mcdonalds three times a day for 30 days straight. Obesity is a major health problem. Obesity due to frequent fast food consumption has very powerful biological effects. Children with fast food consumption are likely to be unhappy because of the risk of obesity. Fast food and soft drink consumption are positively associated with chi...

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