Impact Of Fast Food On Children

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This study investigates children obesity around the world and particularly in the Pakistan is a public health problem. Considerable research has shown that the television advertisement directly effect on the children habits and their Fast food consumption have direct relation with obesity, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, back pain, skin infection, high cholesterol level and coronary heart diseases. This study was conducted in order to examine that majority of children respondents are influenced by the television advertisement and usually like to buy cold drink, some children responded like
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But they usually catered to travelers. As far back as ancient Greece and Rome, inns and taverns generally served food to people who had a reason to be away from home. This trend continued until relatively recently. Although taverns and coffee houses were popular places to gather and share beverages in the 17th century, the idea of eating out for fun didn't take off in Western society until the late 18th century. The origins of fast good are really the origins of street food. When you feel like eating something and think of food, the things come to mind first is the taste, odor or color. Those who have to look after their weight will think of the portion size, many other think of energy, fats, sugars, vitamins or minerals. Although McDonald's was the first restaurant to use the assembly-line system and White Castle was founded in 1921 gave a meal of hamburger. White Castle played an important part in the development of Fast Food. The McDonald brothers opened their redesigned restaurant in 1948, after that KFC Came into existence. This was the start of the fast food chain mentality in America. By 1951 ‘fast food’ was listed in the dictionary. According to the National Restaurant Association, American sales of fast food totaled $163.5 billion in 2005.Total sales for McDonald's grew 5.6 percent in 2005, and the company now has 30,000 franchised stores in more than 120 countries. Fast food has always been associated with urban development; It has its roots in the Poppins and bread and wine stands of Ancient Rome and the ready-to-eat noodle stalls in East Asian cities. In the middle Ages urban expanses like London and Paris were brimming with vendors that sold cooked meats, pies, flans, pasties and the like. First fish and chips shop in 1860 came into existence. The first ever fast food restaurant is generally considered to be the White Castle restaurant in Wichita in