Fast Food Is The Most Well Liked Food

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American fast food is the most well liked food in the world. Many cultures all over the world appear to have incorporated this kind of food in their diet. Such a thing is noticeable because it’s easy to find certain popular fast food places like Mcdonald 's and Burger King not only in America, but also in countries in Europe and Asia (Marion). People eat fast food because it is convenient and cheap. We no longer live in the old days when women would stay home to cook, clean and take care of the kids. Women have invaded the work industry by taking over jobs that in the past only men would have, and now share those jobs with men. Everyone seems to live in a busy world where some people tend to have less or no time to do house chores after working long hours. With life being so busy, people don’t pay attention to their diets. It is mostly a quick stop at a fast food restaurant on their lunch time and also when they get off from work and go buy some dinner. People commonly have thirty to one hour intervals for their lunches - when most of the responsibilities take place. For example, picking up the kids from school and making a quick stop at a fast food restaurant to grab a burger and fries for lunch and then dropping kids home or at a soccer practice. This is a routine in a fast paced life. This is an American dream, having a job, family, food and shelter and succeeding together in life making good life choices. But take a closer look, the only choice that is not good is having fast food every other day or daily due to hectic routines. Few people avoid that habit and take out time to prepare themselves and kids a good healthy meal in the morning before leaving. Most people doesn 't do that because there is an option of fast food. N... ... middle of paper ... ...her body mass index, less successful weight-loss maintenance and weight gain. Fast foods reduce the quality of diet and provide unhealthy choices especially among children and adolescents raising their risk of obesity. Above all, the statistics released by the American Heart Foundation (2013) indicate that there is consistent increase in obesity cases among children in the United States. The research shows that the number of children suffering from obesity has increased by more than five times unlike the situation in 1974, especially for those between the ages of five to seventeen years. A survey concluded that 84% of Americans consume fast food daily (Diabetes center, 2000). Moreover, according to a journal of social education, “ Poor bone health” a healthy diet positively influences childhood bone health, and the food plays a great role in child’s physical health.
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