This essay Britney Wilkinson has a total of 722 words and 3 pages.
Today the fast pace of life we have leads us more and more to turn to so-called fast food, leave this on one hand the healthy homemade food and open the front door to the deterioration of our health ." Mind potential all foods are harmful to health if abused consumption, but those who are considered junk food do more by needed smaller quantities to cause side effects, or consumed in larger amounts, given its ease consumer (fast food) or the social prestige of consumption ". Fast food is also called "junk food" we mention some examples of foods that today cover all consumer markets in Mexico regardless of the damage caused to individuals by mentioning: Big Mac, Double Whooper, kebab, Hot Dog , spring roll, deluxe potatoes, Mark Fish, Coca-Cola Great, Mc Flurry, Pizza, hot dogs, Chinese food, BBQ … all part of the so-called fast food (junk food) and unfortunately today as part of our culture and tradition in new families join the society, it is very unfortunate that these moms do not have the interest to instill and teach the importance for the health care of the people who most want.
fast food restaurants are very addictive. Once we eat there, we want more of it because it is so cheap, yummy and filling. Living near by a fast food restaurant doesn't help either because we will want to eat there more. It will be the first place we'll think about when we get hungry. It will be a good hangout place also with the wireless internet routers added to the place. They provide food that gives us very little nutritious content. T he re are benefits as well as the negative effects of eating fast foods which compromise our lifestyle, health and effects on the society. One example is that They use very cheap ingredients which make fast food contain high amounts of sodium, cholesterol, fat and calories which can cause certain diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, and other heart diseases. Another example is Fast food results in consuming more calories than the desired level which normally results in extra weight gain. Environmental factors like eating fast food regularly could increase the undesired risk of obesity. Food is normally high in calories which results in eating too much calories. It can lead to an extra weight gain and ultimately obesity. " Over the past twenty years, the number of obese children has doubled and the number of obese teens has tripled. As of 2004 it is estimated that nine million children between the ages of 6-18 are obese. A stunning 65 percent of American adults are overweight. This includes 127 million overweight adults, approximately 60 million obese adults and 9 million considered morbidly obese, or more than 100 pounds' overweight "
However, eating fast food can benefit our way of lifestyle. Fast food can save time in today's fast-paced society which is people can order first on their way to or from work without ever leaving their car. Moreover, it is designed to come in small packaging so that people can consume it while travelling. In fact, it can save a lot of money for large families, students and anyone else looking to eat. For example, there are many fast food chains offer discount menus with foods costing a dollar or less. Furthermore, customers also avoid having to leave a tip when they choose a fast food restaurant. It seems that fast food has become a routine matter of life. Also, Fast food has a reputation for containing unsafe food preservatives, bad fat and high calories. This may be true to a certain extent but it is the 21st century. People nowadays are more health-conscious than ever before. Many fast food joints like Subway are aiming to produce healthy food options. Another positive is that fast-food restaurants have a variety of foods, So many different flavors, from different cultures and taste palates. You can pick a different fast food item for every day of the month and you'd still have countless things to try.
This is how fast food restaurants impact our society both negatively and positively. However, it is ok to eat