Fast Food's Hidden Dangers
Jeffrey Zurlinden, RN, MS
| Every day, about one-quarter of American adults eat at fast-food restaurants. Cheap, tasty, and convenient, fast food is loaded with saturated fat and calories, and it's low in fiber and nutrients. Thanks in large part to fast food, half...
Fast Food in America
People today have a need for speed. Everything has to be more convenient, and bigger. Humans are the super-sized rulers of the world, and people need it as fast as possible. This lifestyle has consequences; if one does not start taking charge, and fight these big corporations right...
15 May 2012
The Hidden Cost of Convenience
Human beings have had a relationship with the Earth through farming since 10,000 B.C., and to this day humans remain dependent on that very relationship. The development in farming techniques has exploded since the early 1900’s with the development of...
IS FAST FOOD IS GOOD FOR OUR HEALTH OR NOT
In the busy and hectic schedule of modern times, people have no time to prepare nutritious food during the day. They have to walk out early in the morning and spend most of the time at workplaces. Thus, they have to depend on the instant foods that are available...
Fast Food – A Silent Killer
It's recognized that fast food isn't healthy or nutritious at all and as a matter of fact, it's completely harmful to you. Therefore it is crucial for you to know about fast food nutrition details that will help you become more conscious of the unknown dangers of eating...
Food Addiction and Obesity: Can I have Fries with that?
November 5, 2013
Statistical information taken in 2010 reveals that a staggering 70% of adult Americans are overweight or obese. This proposes the question: Can food be an addiction? Research has...
Fast food is one of the world's fastest growing food types and it is continuously expanding. But some of the most rapid growth is occurring in the developing world, where it's radically changing the way people eat.
People buy fast food because it's cheap, quick, and heavily promoted...
Food, Inc. reveals the shocking truths about the food and food chain that America eats. It narrates the industrial production of meat (chicken, beef, and pork), grains and vegetables (primarily corn and soybeans) and lastly about the major food corporations involved. The movie makes us aware about the...
Street Foods to Eat in the Phillippines
Filipinos are known to enjoy the average three meals a day plus desserts or “merienda” as most Filipinos call it. One of the qualities that Filipinos possess is their ingenuity to make up almost anything into something new, creative yet cost-sufficient, including...
thirty-day “McDiet” in which he eats McDonald's food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The results of this experiment included serious health risks: weight gain, increased cholesterol, and early signs of cirrhosis. Spurlock`s study shows that fast-food has the potential to be as harmful as alcohol or...
Fast food is cheap, convenient, filling, and to many of us it tastes good. Unfortunately, eating just one fast food meal can pack enough calories, sodium, and fat for an entire day or more. Eating fast food on a regular basis can lead to a host of different health problems. Still, the quick-and-cheap...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Fast Foods
Food that we eat today has changed more in the past 30 years, than in the past 3,000 years. What is even more astonishing is that these changes have occurred without the public even knowing it or having the chance to debate it. How has this happened?
The Fast Food industry is one of the most dominating industries in the world, generating on average$100 billion in sales every year according to the Organic Consumers Association. How does an industry selling fatting foods and sugary drinks make so much money? Morgan Spurlock points out that in 2001...
on Fast Food
Fast food, the quick, convenient, delicious food, is being selected by most people. It plays an important role in the lives that people perfectly lay out for themselves. Siting in the restaurant and ordering a regular meal, cost people more time and money than purchasing fast food. However...
Erick Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation: Dark Side of the All-American Meal presents his themes by providing intense information of the unhealthy benefits, health dangers, and greed of the fast food industry. He reveals how unhealthy their products are and argues that they are responsible for the obesity...
Fast Food - China - May 2014
Reflected by the anti-corruption policy, domestic fast food restaurants have decisively outperformed full-service restaurants, indicating a confident outlook for the sector’s growth in China. However currently, fast food eaters are anxious about the ongoing food and environmental...
Fast Food and the Effect it has On Our Health
The fast food industry has severely changed over the years, how these restaurants started, what are the health factors, and what has caused them to have such great success
I. Fast food is introduced
A. What brought about the idea of a fast food restaurant
The Long Term Dangers of Genetic Engineering
March 28 2012
The long term dangers of genetic engineering
Did you know that the very vehicle currently used to transfer genetic material for the purpose of genetic engineering is a virus? Genetic engineering,...
The Dangers of Living with an Eating Disorder
Imagine waking up every morning, struggling to get out of bed. The room spins. Stumbling over to the mirror, you study and criticize every last inch of your body as the words “fat, ugly, worthless” echo in your head.
You then stagger to the bathroom...
18 November 2013
Who really is to blame
Many American’s are complaining about the weight they are gaining due to the fast food industry. They put their blame towards the industry for their current health issues, when they were the ones to make that choice to eat there. Everyone...
Street food quality
A matter of neatness and trust
A qualitative study of local practices and perceptions of food quality,
food hygiene and food safety in urban Kumasi, Ghana.
Thesis by Thilde Rheinländer, MSc. Student of Public Health
Institute of Public Health Science, University of Copenhagen...
AMERICAS OBESSION WITH FAST FOODS
Americas Obsession with Fast Foods
Hudson County Community College, New Jersey
Research on as to why are Americans so addicted to fast foods, specifically on the psychological aspect such as the way fast food companies advertise...
Fast Food Nation
The fast food industry has been growing in America rapidly in the past decades. In “Fast Food Nation”, Eric Schlosser talks about the dangers of the fast food industry. Schlosser also explains the “distinctively American way” Americans view the world because of the fast food industry...
Dangers of Bottled Water
General Purpose: To Inform
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech my audience will able to describe the dangers of
Central idea: Bottled water is not as safe as people believe it to be.
Organization Style: Cause and Effect
Fast Food Consumption
In his essay Don’t Blame the Eater, David Zinczenko says he sympathizes with a group of children who are suing McDonald’s for making them fat. Drawing on his own experiences as a “1980’s latchkey kid” (139), he describes how easy it is for teenagers to put on weight with...
Hidden Surveillance Cameras
Hidden Surveillance Cameras
Topic & Purpose
Hidden surveillance cameras are an important topic because time and time again, the use of hidden cameras has given us better ways to catch criminals in the act. “Did you see?” has become...
Quick Quit Blaming Fast Food
By : Anonymous
The article that was written by Anonymous is arguments type of text that is trying to oppose that those fast food proprietors is one and only factor of obesity in America and all over the world. The fast food proprietors have been blamed...
junk food isn’t wholesome or nutritious whatsoever and like a matter associated with fact, it’s completely bad for you. Therefore it is vital for you to definitely know about junk food nutrition details that will help become more alert to the unfamiliar dangers associated with eating junk food which...
LITERATURE OF FAST FOOD INDUSTRYACCORDING TO AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WINE ECONOISTS STUDY, TheEffect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity,(January 2009):ABSTRACT:This Study investigate the health consequences of changes in the supply of fast foodusing the exact geographical location of fast food restaurants...
last three decades, fast food has infiltrated every nook and cranny of American society. An industry that began with a handful of modest hamburger and hot dog stands in southern California has stretched to every corner of the nation, selling their quickly and cheaply made range of foods wherever a paying...