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Three Ways to Handle the Problem from Junk Food

  • Date Submitted: 07/18/2015 11:11 PM
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Three Ways to Handle the Problem from Junk Food

    According to onegreenplanet.org, “Today, more than 160,000 fast- food restaurants feed more than 50 million Americans each and every day, generating sales of more than $110 billion dollars annually.” Actually, it seems that not many customers realize that. Furthermore, humans may not even know how much damage can be done to the body by fast food. Just one month ago, Britain’s fattest men, Carl Thompson, whose weighs has 400 kilos, requested help for his oversized body, but he died just four days ago for his cardiopathy. Fast food can be harmful, and people need to realize that, eat homemade food, and keep exercising to maintain a healthy body.
    There can be unhealthy material inside the junk food. Soda, fried chicken, bacon cheeseburger and are all junk food which contain so many harmful material, such as train fats, greasy oil, and refined white sugar and many nutrients in fast food that have turned into radicals or cancer causing agents. Most Junk Food have the process of deep frying which leads to cancerogens being created inside the food. Also Junk Food like, milk shakes and sodas, contain many refined sugar that can cause diabetes. The most important is that fast food in America has turned into a culture or even a fashion, which almost everyone tries, and some of them even get addict to it. According to the website onegreenplanet.org, with the popularity of fast food in America, “By 1975, the obesity rate in America had climbed to 15%,” and now “2 out of 3 Americans are overweight (67%).” Junk food has been a problem for the Americans’ health.
    On the contrary, homemade food has significant benefits for body growth and mental health. Keith Floyd, who produces many cooking shows for BBC and Channel 5, has said that cooking is an art and patience a virtue. However, in the modern time, statistic show that stress is part of the main reasons consumers love to eat Fast Food, because it is fast. But...

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