1825 words - 7 pagesThere are one hundred sixty thousand fastfood restaurants in the United States of America. Everyone should think twice before deciding to eat fastfood. Fastfood restaurants need to sell healthier foods and tell the people what is actually in the food. Fastfood restaurants should be banished in the US. The fastfood restaurants should be taxed more.
A person’s health is one of the most important aspects about them. People want to be skinny and have a perfect body, people cannot eat fastfood all of the time and maintain a good healthy body. The average calories intake for a fastfood meal is one thousand. The average intake for calories in a day is about two thousand. This means that ifVIEW DOCUMENT
865 words - 3 pagesFastFood Restaurants
Over eating fastfood shapes your life in a horrible way, the affects can be becoming obese, having diabetes, and becoming lazy. In today’s society almost everyone eats fastfood. A lot of people eat fast about every day.Daily, fifty million Americans are served at a fastfood restaurant.People rely on fastfood restaurants because it’s cheap, it taste good and it’s an easy way for people not to have to cook a meal at home, but almost no one realizes how unhealthy it is.
35 out of 100 children in the United States are overweight. Shanthy Bowman did a study on 6,000 kids. In two days each kid consumed 187 more calories in fastfood than they would have by eating atVIEW DOCUMENT
940 words - 4 pagesWhy is fastfood considered harmful? McDonalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Wendys are just feeding every hungry individual that gives them business, what’s so harmful about that? If given the proper service mostly all customers will leave satisfied and with a full belly. Behind all the satisfaction of fastfood can be a negative impact on the human body, obesity being the main focus. Fastfood is satisfying but the health issue is not so satisfying. “Fastfood is far worse than most people are remotely aware” (naturalnews.com).Taste can cause anyone to lose focus on their health. While individuals are constantly enjoying fastfood they are putting their body at risk of obesity, diabetesVIEW DOCUMENT
731 words - 3 pages $100 billion is the amount of money that Americans spend on fastfood each year (Ichikawa). Americans spend less money on higher education, new cars, or computers when compared to fastfood (Ichikawa). Fastfood can be really harmful to a person’s health mainly because of its high calories content which can create obesity if it is consistently consumed (Food and Nutrition). It would take someone six hours to walk off a Big Mac and a large order of fries, so it must contain a lot of calories (Ichikawa). Fastfood is number one cause of obesity, as a result of the high amount of calories and sodium.
Fastfood is a problem because teens treat it like a regular meal (Ichikawa). Fastfood is aVIEW DOCUMENT
557 words - 2 pagesIn the United States and other countries, a large number of people are consuming fast foods. People prefer fast foods because it is served quickly, customers can use a window drive thru, and it is cheap. People are influenced by advertisements and the conveniences of fast foods. People who work long hours buy fastfood because there are several franchised fastfood restaurants near-by. Today fast foods have become common in the everyday diet of many people in the world. However, fast foods lack a lot of nutrition andVIEW DOCUMENT
1498 words - 6 pagesAmerican life is quick paced and busy. Americans want quick reliable transportation, quick internet connection, quick money, quick healing, quick weight loss, quick energy, and even quick service from the restaurants they eat out at. When a busy person is looking for a quick, easy food, fastfood is usually the best option. The main food at a fastfood restaurant is usually a burger and French fries. Fast foods restaurants are popular in America because they are inexpensive and served very quickly. There’s no problem with eating fastfood every so often, but if a person is eating it almost every day, it can lead to serious health concerns. Americans love to eat. However, it is important toVIEW DOCUMENT
1115 words - 4 pagesJean is a first time visitor to the United States. As he was getting dressed this morning, he became excited to try McDonald’s new “Egg White Delight McMuffin” that came on a television commercial. Upon opening the packaging he finds a soggy, rubbery sandwich unlike the juicy, wholesome sandwich he saw earlier this morning. He recognizes everybody else enjoying food that looks nothing how it should, and begins to wonder why.
America is a place where fast pace, convenience, and cheap products and services are accepted and even loved. As of April 20th, 2012, “in America, there were 160,000 fastfood restaurants serving 50 million customers a day.” (“FastFood Statistics”). It is the perfectVIEW DOCUMENT
2660 words - 11 pages good franchise industry. Examples are McDonalds, KFC, Taco Bells, Burger King and Pizza Hut etc. This assignment will use different fastfood franchises as examples to illustrate factors that drive changes in the fastfood chain industry which are globalisation, competition, technology and health awareness, and how these factors affect today's management thinking and practice.The fastfood industry began in American in 1912, with the opening of the fastfood restaurant, Automat in New York. Carl N. Karcher was one of the fast-food industry's pioneers during the early 19th century. Richardson & Aguiar (2004) pointed out in the 1950s that "three quarters of family food budget wasVIEW DOCUMENT
2300 words - 9 pagesFastFood Profit
The American economy relies upon competitive exchange: a process where opposition within a market creates standards for quality and price valuation. To insure the quality of American products the US government encourages a competitive market and enforces regulations. "Capitalism is a system of private ownership of capital that relies on market forces to govern the distribution of goods" (Goldstein 533). In an ideal capital market companies will produce their product to meet consumer tastes, government regulations, and beat similar competitive products. As a capitalist rule: the more competition that enters the market, the better the quality and prices. HoweverVIEW DOCUMENT
1576 words - 6 pages influences, such as fastfood corporations, do an excellent job targeting consumers' desires, but people must understand that they possess the willpower to say no. Although pressures exist that strive to breakdown a consumer's strength, Americans need to take personal responsibility for their actions in order to build a healthier society. The government plays a huge role here, where instead of educating the American people on preventing diseases and creating better lifestyles, it wants to treat the issues once they have already been established. It has come to the point where parents who feed their children VIEW DOCUMENT
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Hanh NguyenMs. MouliatisENGL 130124 July 2014Home Food VS FastFoodHomemade food is often treated as a privilege. Low cost of fastfood and its nutrition value become a solution for many families who have neither time not money to cook at home. Warnings that fastfood is not healthy do not stop Americans who treat it as an essential part of their daily diet. As a result, the prevalence of obese and overweight people plummets. If we look at what is behind attractive pricing strategies and delicious tastes offered at fastfood chains, all facts support the idea that homemade food is a better choiceVIEW DOCUMENT
1500 words - 6 pagesFastfood is popular in America. In fact, one of America’s nicknames is “fastfood nation,” (“Healthy” par. 1). It is quick and only takes a short amount of time to get the food. There are so many fastfood restaurants in the world. Every corner people turn, there is another McDonald’s or a popular fastfood restaurant. What people do not know about this easy way of eating is how unhealthy fastfood really is. Quick food does not mean nutritious food. However, many Americans debate whether fastfood restaurants should be required to show the nutrition in their food.
Obesity is a big social issue in America. Due to the popularity of fastfood and other unhealthy foods, more and moreVIEW DOCUMENT
1148 words - 5 pagesFastfood workers take customer orders at counters or drive-through windows and serve food like hamburgers, fries or tacos and beverages to the customers. They pick up the ordered food items from the warming areas where they are put after being prepared or from coolers or other storage areas. They may do some of the packaging of food and beverages to be served, such as filling cardboard or paper containers with foods like French fries or onion rings. Fastfood workers serve the foods and beverages to a customer, usually at a counter, and accept payment. They are also often responsible for cleaning tables, making sure condiments are filled, etc. Most fastfood workers work only part-timeVIEW DOCUMENT
972 words - 4 pagesTanvi Bulsara
Assignment #3: Research Report
April 2, 2014
The business model works, and with national and international advertising, McDonald’s Corporation manages to serve billion of people every day. But while owning a McDonald's restaurant is a tremendous opportunity, the company is seeking individuals with significant business experience who have successfully owned or managed multiple business units and have significant financial resources. McDonald's Corporation claims they are about making money, growing business, and having fun. McDonald’s is very good example for others fastfood company. We can say it very fixable with serving food to the customer on their values and principleVIEW DOCUMENT
1609 words - 6 pagesFood Feast
Observing two different fast-food joints was an interesting assignment for week 1. Our objective was to choose two different fast-food restaurants that make hamburgers and I have chosen McDonalds and In-N-Out. In the next couple paragraphs I will determine in both restaurants how the in-store orders are taken and how special orders are handled. In addition, I will reveal whether the hamburgers are prepared to order, or are they prepared ahead of time and delivered from a storage bin. Moreover, I will uncover how the hamburgers are cooked and how the hamburgers are assembledVIEW DOCUMENT
905 words - 4 pagesEric Schlosser’s novel FastFood Nation provides a deep insight into the systematic and unified world of the fastfood industry. From the title alone, readers develop a clear sense of the author’s intention for writing this book. Schlosser’s purpose for writing the novel is to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of fastfood industries on society. The purpose of the novel is achieved by the author’s use of personal stories, and by relating fastfood to various aspects of society.
The invasion of fastfood is hard to overlook and its domineering power can penetrate the utmost formidable barriers. Despite the million dollar security system in place at the Cheyenne MountainVIEW DOCUMENT
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It's quick, it's convenient, it's delicious. Fastfood is the most popular quick-service nourishment. It plays an important roll in the lives that we humans so perfectly laid out for ourselves. Why try cooking when you can get food at a much faster rate? To most people, fastfood is the answer to all of our problems. It is good in every possible way, or is it? Although some might deny the consequences, we all know there is a steep price to pay. So here by today, I am asking you to have a closer look at the hidden dangers. In my opinion, we should free the world of fastfood because, not only are they adding the amount of cruelty to animals and draining money out of our pocketsVIEW DOCUMENT
2631 words - 11 pagesIn today's society, fastfood has become a large part of many American's lives. With the rising numbers of obese people, it is hard not to draw a correlation between the increase in fastfood and obesity. Most obese people don’t want to be obese and wish they could lose weight, yet they continue to struggle with their fastfood intake and obesity. This is due to the advertising done on the consumers, the highly addictive food itself, and most importantly, how advertising and addiction combine with children to form habits that are kept once they become adults. These factors are the reasons that fastfood restaurants are to blame for the rising obesity and health risks across America. TheVIEW DOCUMENT
3230 words - 13 pages"The rise of the fast-food industry transformed American eating habits in the second half of the twentieth century" (Schlosser 8). Almost everywhere you look you'll see a familiar sign symbolizing our "fastfood nation." You find them in airports, malls, schools, and gas stations, on the corners of streets, off the side of interstates, near your local shopping center, and even in hospitals. There is no way of getting around them. In 1970 Americans spent $6 billion on french fries alone; the year 2000, Americans spent over $110 billion (Gingras np). During any given day of the week, 3 out of 4 children eat fastfood meals (one or more) times a day, which is the foundation of harmfulVIEW DOCUMENT
1342 words - 5 pagesKaren Smith 05 April 2002 Dr. Hunter Book Review FastFood Nation Eric Schlosser, the author of FastFood Nation, sets out to explore the ins and outs of the fastfood industry from slaughter to consumption. Each chapter goes in depth to one aspect of the fastfood industry. He begins with the basics of the industry documenting the accomplishments of the minds behind McDonalds and Carl's Jr. The story begins with these men who started as passionate and smart businessmen just trying to get a breakVIEW DOCUMENT
1379 words - 6 pagesMany people in the United States believe that if it weren’t for fastfood restaurants, they would not be overweight. People have even sued McDonald’s for their weight problem. While fastfood may be one of the contributors to the obesity epidemic, it surely doesn’t stand alone. There are many more reasons why people living in the United States are overweight. Some of these reasons include problems within the school systems, peer pressure, education, and even just where a person lives.
It’s clear fastfood restaurants are part of the problem; look around and you see that they are everywhere. Just take a short drive down Cypress Avenue in Redding and you will drive past no fewer than eightVIEW DOCUMENT
913 words - 4 pages It is nearly impossible to turn on the television or radio and not be hit with advertisements introducing the latest fastfood trend – fresh and healthy food options. More often, the media bombards us with slogans such as Subway’s common pitch to “eat fresh” or McDonald’s million-dollar advertisement campaign to try the new fruit and walnut salad. Attention has made an abrupt turn from the greasy, deep-fried originals at the fastfood chains to more health conscious food choices. Even a documentary of a man named Morgan Spurlock made headlines and won awards when he ate McDonald’s three times a day for a month and publicized the effects through a movie called Super Size Me. Shortly afterVIEW DOCUMENT
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The fastfood industry in America has many drawbacks at the cost of supplying food to the American population. Since many people are ignorant of the process their food goes through in order to become the edible meal they consume, American companies easily take advantage of them. In class, we discussed a “Food Bill of Rights”. I believe that this is necessary in order to keep the food industry safe for the American public and environment. The main focus of my “Food Bill of Rights” is to ensure the fastfood industry has the American population’s best interest in mind when producing their food.
Whenever we buy a product, we’re relying on both the company being honest with us about itsVIEW DOCUMENT
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In the book FastFood Nation, Eric Schlosser writes about the fastfood industry. Schlosser tells the story of J.R. Simplot, the man behind McDonald’s source for potatoes. He started his own business right out of the eighth grade, after dropping out. He started out small but eventually became one of the riches men in America. He owned then 160 acres of land to start off this business. He sold his potatoes to companies at first all natural. But he soon discovered that if you dry out the food it will keep for longer, more companies then bought from him. Then in the 1950's he found out about freezing them, and the method of frozen food. McDonald’s started buying and selling SimplotVIEW DOCUMENT
1068 words - 4 pages“Hello, may I take your order?” “Sure, let me get a cup of artificially flavored sugar, a bag of crunchy grease, and a heart stopper.” Everywhere you turn you see a McDonalds, Burger King or Wendy’s. Eric Scholosser There are more fastfood places in America than actual grocery stores! In recent times fastfood has become a craze. Everyone is eating it, even little babies, but do you really know what you are eating? There is a ninety five percent chance that you don’t. Everyone is guilty of buying fastfood and many don’t even know the side effects that go along with the purchase. The food we consider “fast” and “easy” are the same foods that are killing people every day. Although theVIEW DOCUMENT
2009 words - 8 pagesIn the United States there has been an expanding issue of obesity since the 1990's; and only until now with the growing trend of gym memberships for personal fitness has the epidemic been mitigated. The wide availability of fastfood and second kitchens has led to high obesity rates. However, the availability is only the product of intense consumer demands. Fastfood manufacturers would only supply ridiculously unhealthy food if and only if the consumers had a high demand for such garbage. As was seen in the 1920's when alcohol was banned in the United States due to violence arising from alcoholics – the people that wanted alcohol still found ways to attain alcohol through the black marketVIEW DOCUMENT
931 words - 4 pagesFrom a study completed by Chicago-based Research International USA completed a study called “FastFood Nation 2008. The panel consisted of 1,000 respondents of ages 16-65 who provided their inputs with an online survey which was conducted between March 13 through 2008. Which was based on results on fastfood restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s are gaining popularity even through the economic hardship and recession. Marketing strategy has become more of influence on kids and young American’s. As population grows and the demand increases of fastfood restaurants are expanding their stores to capturing more consumers. Fastfood chains are also willing to change their menusVIEW DOCUMENT
970 words - 4 pagesThe fast-food industry dominates and influences normal society. The highly controversial corporate giants, such as McDonald’s and Burger King, produce cheaper and quicker alternatives for meals. The main argument against fastfood is that it is high in calories, saturated fats and sodium, and it can eventually lead to many health issues. Michelle Obama, philanthropist, mother and advocate worldwide, speaks to the NAACP convention about the pressing issue of fast-food related obesity, and the importance of insuring solutions to this growing epidemic. Similarly, David Zinczenko, senior editor of Reason, writes about the irresponsibility of customers and businesses alike in regard to healthyVIEW DOCUMENT
1042 words - 4 pagesHow has the fastfood industry impacted society? Fastfood is very ordinary in everyone’s lives nowadays. There are food establishments on just about every corner you turn. Doctors say it is bad, but is something that tastes delicious that can have a severe effect in a person’s health . The fastfood industry hides behind a facade to some customers, yet to others it is their main food source. Nonetheless the food industry must have a positive and negative, as well as what it causes and results in for consuming it is greasy delicacies and solutions to its often affects.
In some cases fastfood is essential to those who are giving blood to increase the saturated fat within the body, with thatVIEW DOCUMENT
1403 words - 6 pagesFastfood is exactly how it sounds: food that can be quickly produced for a simple meal. Although they may be satisfactory, they are anything but healthy. Eating fastfood is appetizing which is one of the main reasons it is so popular. Not only does it taste good to many, but it is inexpensive, too! America is the number one place for fastfood. There are over 160,000 fastfood restaurants in the United States and over 50 million Americans are served fastfood daily. The frequency of eating fastfood is also a problem because according to statisticbrain.com 44 percent of Americans confessed to consuming fastfood once per week. What people do not realize is the harm that fastfood is doingVIEW DOCUMENT
2101 words - 8 pagesAfter a long cross country meet, I am exhausted. All that energy it takes for me to run, also makes me quite hungry. I almost always asked my parents to grab a quick bite before the road; however, I always felt sick after chowing down on those burgers and fries. I wanted to know what really went inside of the food I ate on the go. I wanted to know how this entire franchise got its start. What is the history of fastfood? My main concern, however was how the food was prepared and what went inside of the food. It amazed me how eating one meal could have my stomach suffering. I wondered how fastfood could affect people. I couldn’t be alone in my thoughts, so how does the industry do it, andVIEW DOCUMENT
834 words - 3 pagesStanding in line at a fastfood restaurant, Jim could already taste that quarter pounder he was about to order. As he gazed around, he noticed many already chowing down on what looked like their seventh or eighth burger. He observes that one woman had to pull up a chair because she could not sit down in the booth comfortably. Jim began to wonder to himself just how many quarter pounders had that woman ate in the last few years, to have lost all control of herself. Weather someone is buying fastfood once a month, or two times a week, it still has the same negative effect.
When it comes to fastfood, they are not shy about emptying ones wallet. For what started out to be an affordableVIEW DOCUMENT
841 words - 3 pages “Laughter brightest, where food is best.” Food is essential for human to consume the nutrition and keep the body functioning. The lifestyle of the Japanese has been changed since fastfood restaurants were introduced to the food industry in Japan. Youth Japanese prefer to eat potato chips instead of Japanese rice crackers, soda drinks replace Japanese tea, and a strawberry jam sweeps away sweat red bean paste. As the result, the average weight of Japanese citizens have increased statistically. Japanese are replacing their low-fat diet to the western style foods. The flavor of western taste is differ from what Japanese have ever tasted. Consuming breads as carbohydrate, red meat as proteinVIEW DOCUMENT
1965 words - 8 pages marketing strategies on the developing countries. This report will discuss the representative American fastfood industry such as KFC and McDonald's sets their successful global strategies in China and brings the changes of American fastfood culture with Chinese characteristic.Chinese fastfood market:The economic reform opened China market to the outside world and improved the standard of living of average Chinese people. In late 1978 china began implementing economic reforms to develop and modernize its economy. These reforms have gradually rebuilt a new system, which is referred as a socialist market economy, by lessening the government's control and encouraging foreignVIEW DOCUMENT
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‘FastFood Nation’ by Eric Schlosser traces the history of fastfood industry from old hot dog stands to the billion dollar franchise companies established as America spread its influence of quick, easy and greasy cuisine around the globe. It is a brilliant piece of investigative journalism that looks deep into the industries that have profited from the American agriculture business, while engaging in labor practices that are often shameful.
In FastFood Nation, Schlosser goes beyond the facts that left many people’s eye wide opened. Throughout the book, Schlosser discusses several different topics including food-borne disease, near global obesity, animal abuse, political corruptionVIEW DOCUMENT
716 words - 3 pagesImagine you are in Texas. You're walking down the street when suddenly, you begin to feel hungry. You see many fastfood restaurants around you, but you just don't know which one to pick. You decide on McDonald's and walk in. You think nothing of it, only that you are getting some food because you are hungry. What you don't know, is that you are risking your health in many ways. That Fillet-O-Fish you just had? It's packed with over 400 calories, and 18 grams of fat. You could be in risk of heart disease, weight gain, and/or hypertension.
According to the movie “Super size Me” , since the 1980's, the amount of people overweight in the United States has doubled, almost 100,000,000 onVIEW DOCUMENT
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A person is hungry, they need a quick fix, lo and behold they happen to see those bright golden arches not too far in the distance. The person stops, pulls up to the drive through, and the speaker box begins asking them for their order. It’s the sad truth about fastfood. The market is chock-full with hungry consumers on extremely tight schedules with “instant gratification” mindsets. One variable, the fastfood market never could have predicted was a “healthy American”. Everything is now sorted into increments of one hundred calories conveniently put into separate packages for the new health-conscious men and women of the twenty first century. In the beginning, fastfood markets preyedVIEW DOCUMENT
896 words - 4 pages“Laughter brightest, where food is best,” is a well-known proverb from Ireland. The lifestyle of the Japanese has been changed since fastfood restaurants were introduced to the food industry in Japan. Youth Japanese prefer to eat potato chips instead of Japanese rice crackers, soda drinks pushing aside Japanese tea, and hamburgers sweeping away bowls of rice. In fact, fast foods are high in cholesterol and may influence physical well-being, but the Japanese people still consume fast foods. Hence, why fastfood is popular in Japan?
The Japanese perspective of being taller and a bit fatter is supporting the popularity of fastfood. As a result of consuming fast foods, the average weightVIEW DOCUMENT
913 words - 4 pagesThe Expense of Cheap FastFood
What are your chances of getting overweight from eating fast foods? Very minute if you know the specific amount of nutrients required for your body. However, the possibilities swells if you are not given proper details about the food you are consuming. Nearly two-thirds of the adults and one-third of children are overweight in America. It is incredible that the growth rate of obesity has skyrocketed over some mere decades. But who is responsible for the epidemic and how can it be resolved? Can government or fastfood industries be accused for individual’s lack of responsibility, or is it industries fault for making visually appealing foods withoutVIEW DOCUMENT
600 words - 2 pagesIn the mood for a quick bite or a night out. Well, what are the choices? McDonald?s is quick, cheap and convenient. They will have you enjoying your food just as fast as you can pay the cashier. On the other hand, though it is not fine dining but that could be your second choice. You could go to one of the finer restaurants such as The Washington Inn. Here, service is everything, speed is not. A relaxing evening is all that awaits you. So would you rather have a diet coke or a nice glass of say, White Zinfandel. The choice is yours.Eating out at a fine dining restaurant is not just aVIEW DOCUMENT
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So, what exactly is "fastfood"? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, " fast- food" is food that is designed for ready availability, use, or consumption and with little consideration given to quality or significance. So, is there even a link between fastfood and its technology with ethics? At first, I thought "what I am thinking? I'll never be able to find any information linking the two." To my surprise, there is a plethora of information regarding fastfood... And, due to the large number of restaurant chains today, I will mainly focus on McDonald's, perhaps the most popular fastfood restaurant today.
From humble beginnings in 1955, McDonald’sVIEW DOCUMENT
1496 words - 6 pagesMany people all around the world and especially in the United States are paying money to poison their own bodies. Fastfood is a major problem in the United States. Many people are attracted to fastfood restaurants because of their low prices, but fastfood is the cause of many health issues and is the main reason for the growing population of obese individuals in America. Although fastfood can be a good option for a quick and cheap meal, fastfood is very bad for the human body because it is full of questionable ingredients and can cause obesity, heart disease and raise cholesterol.
Fastfood contains little to no nutritional value. Some of the ingredients may surprise some peopleVIEW DOCUMENT
1276 words - 5 pagesEach student was to visit two different fast-food restaurants that make hamburgers and give a report on the production process. The 2 different fast-food restaurants that one visited to observe the making of hamburgers were McDonald's and Jack in the Box. The results were quite different after each observation was conducted (Aquilano, Chase, Jacobs, 2006).The McDonald's restaurant was the first visit. As soon as one walks through the doors, one can see that the production process in this establishment was very organized in watching each individual going about and doing each ofVIEW DOCUMENT
1642 words - 7 pages foods affect your health. In addition the child would feel a bit of maturity because they were able to pick out a meal that was good for them and made their parents proud.
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1478 words - 6 pages"We provide food that customers love, day after day after day. People just want more of it” (Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald’s). Coronary Artery Disease is a type of heart disease and the most common cause of heart attacks. Plaque from eating unhealthy foods, builds up in the arteries, the arteries harden and begin to become narrow and can cause chest pain and heart attacks. “Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems.” The environment is affected by the fastfood industry because of the amount of pollution and trash they produce on aVIEW DOCUMENT
1000 words - 4 pages “Fastfood the slow poison”
According to WHO, obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. . A person is considered obese when his or her weight is 20% or more above normal weight (WebMD). In the past people used to eat healthy home cooked food with their families and friends, and during that time they were talked to each other and shared their daily gospels. However, nowadays the tradition of eating has been changed since the introduction of fastfood. . According to survey of Statistic brain, The US Fast-food industry serves more than 50 million Americans every day and makes $65 billionVIEW DOCUMENT
966 words - 4 pagesWhen we think of fastfood we think of the words fast, quick, and inexpensive, but have you ever thought of the words unhealthy, dangerous, and weakening? Now schools are wanting to put fast-food outlets so that they are accessible to students during lunch. This is not only putting the students in harm’s way of many health issues further down the road, it is also affecting their school work. Vending machines are also harmful to students as they supply the same ease-of-access as fast-food outlets, with the same effects. These easy food sources are hurting the students, and the truth needs to be revealed.
Some people like to believe that revenue from vending machines supply enough profit toVIEW DOCUMENT
1304 words - 5 pages I have to say that a growing number of people nowadays prefer to eat fastfood rather than their meals. Only a few of them have compelling reasons and are forced to do it. Most of people who choose to eat fastfood can make a change. Exactly, we have already heard much of the harm about eating fastfood, not only on physical but also on mental. The more we have eaten, the more we will be harmed by it. So here, in order to keep our body healthy, it is the right time for us to say “NO” to fastfood.
In general, always eating fastfood has three major disadvantages.
The first one is that most fastfood do not pay much attention on the balance of the nutrition. Usually, they willVIEW DOCUMENT
1698 words - 7 pagesFor decades the Fast-food industry has supplied Americans with tasty, comforting food, quickly and at a low cost. It was not until recently, when the health craze first hit America in the late 1980’s that the corporations developed a new approach to marketing health food products to fit their customer’s wants (Nielsen). The most common fastfood chains, such as McDonalds and Subway, started advertising “healthier” food items on their menus to continue appealing to the general public. While fastfood restaurants give the impression of offering healthy food, nutritionist studies show healthy alternatives are not as nutritious as advertised and can lead to possible calorie underestimationVIEW DOCUMENT
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The food criteria for are current ages is almost but not the most corrupt evilest plot of everyday food consumption to this planets generation. From known studies it shows the are united states of america has a consumption rate of 40% and above counting the actual printed paper in fastfood store’s for everyday work, which then rounds up to about 500 lb's of consumption of paper per year .
Not only the big 40% of useage for paper alone but the energy industry is at value of more than 12% use for power and the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. As i've been studying thoroughly on this topic finding article reviews of fastfood restaurants overeading this one from a chick named claireVIEW DOCUMENT