Essay on Fast Food 1

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Fast Food 1

Fast Food
Claudia Montoya
Instructor: Joan Cox
ENG 1101 College Writing
MW 9-10:15am
October 20, 2014

Fast Food 2
Thesis Statement: Parents buy kids fast food, not thinking about imprinting fast food routines onto their children; parents don’t notice that the habit may cause future medical issues for their kids.
I. Introduction
II. Convenience
A. Fast
B. Easy
C. Cheap
III. Types
A. Hamburger
B. Pizza
C. Fried Chicken
D. French Fries
IV. Health Issues
A. Obesity
B. Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
C. Heart Irregularities
D. Casein
V. Recommendations
A. Health Conscious Restaurants
B. Healthy Snacks
C. Fast Food as a Treat, not a diet.
Fast Food 3
Parents buy kids fast food, not thinking about imprinting fast food routines onto their children; parents don’t notice that the habit may cause future medical issues. Even though many people look at fast food to be a negative type of nutrition, it is still eaten by most people. There are different kinds of fast foods, many of which are unhealthy for you, but some can be beneficial. Some people don’t eat fast food due to their own beliefs, or lifestyles, but for others, it’s a daily addiction. There are two different types of fast food; healthy and unhealthy. Most of the fast food restaurants are very unhealthy like McDonalds, Burger King, Carl’s Jr., Taco Bell, etc. Some healthier fast food choices are salad bars and soup kitchens; like Sweet Tomatoes, Panera Bread, and Super Salad (for healthy fast food drinks, Keva Juice). Even though people know that fast food takes a toll on them over time, they still turn a blind eye and keep going back. Fast food has a large variety of different foods. Most fast food restaurants have hamburgers, tacos, fried chicken, and sometimes pizza. The difference between which restaurants you go to, would be decided by your preference. Some restaurants sell jumbo hamburgers, normal hamburgers, and different kinds of combos. With fried chicken, some restaurants sell it as is, in a sandwich, or with sides. With tacos, they can be made with different toppings. Pizza can either be a foreign style or have different types of topping.
Fast food has harmful ingredients that could cause major health issues over time. Many people don’t think about how harmful fast food is to their bodies. Fast food can cause ADHD, nutritional problems, and obesity; which keeps increasing at earlier ages, as time passes. A flavoring agent called Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), can cause skin irritation, weakness, chest
Fast Food 4 pain, heart irregularities, asthma, depression, intestinal issues, and seizures. Casein is also included in most of the items at a fast food restaurant. Ever wonder why you love French Fries from a fast food place so much? That’s Casein. Theses food products are very…