Junk Food

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FIJI SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION
ENGLISH PROJECT 2012

NAME: KAVINESH KUMAR
FORM: 5B
SCHOOL: SANGAM SKM COLLEGE

FIJI SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION
ENGLISH PROJECT 2012

NAME: KAVINESH KUMAR
FORM: 5B
SUBJECT TEACHER: MISS DIPNA KUMAR
SCHOOL: SANGAM SKM COLLEGE

SELLING OF JUNK FOOD IN SCHOOL CANTEEN

AIM AND OBJECTIVES

Aim
Highlight on junk food sold in school canteen.
Objectives:
* Types of junk food
* Disadvantages of junk food
* Alternative to junk food

Acknowledgement
I would like to extend my appreciation to the following people for further assistance and support in compiling this project: * My parent, Irene Anita for supporting me financially
* The sample population for the needed information
* Teachers and students of SSKMC for sharing their thoughts and ideas * My English teacher, Miss Dipna Kumar for her guidance and support in outlining the project. *

Methodology
The reason I chose this topic is because I found out that students are getting sick by eating junk food from the canteen and I have all the relevant information provided. The following methods are used in order collect enough information on the topic of my research work.

Primary research
Firstly, I distributed ten questionnaires to the students of SSKMC to get their views on the topic. They provided me with a lot of relevant information through which I was able to identify the possible effects, advantages and disadvantages.

In addition, I also used my own knowledge and observations to complete this research project.
Secondary research
Information for the research was also gathered from other means. The school library was consulted. The internet was also referred to for further information.

Declaration
I Kavinesh Kumar of Sangam SKM College-Nadi hereby solemnly declare that this project is my original piece of work done with my dedication and hard work. Any information borrowed has been appropriately referenced

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KAVINESH KUMARDATE

Table of content
Topic Page no:
Introduction
Literature review
Recommendation
Conclusion
Reference
Appendix

1.0 Introduction
The term “junk food” is used to describe food that is low in nutritional value, with a comparatively high caloric value. Many people try to avoid or limit such food in their diets, out of concerns that it is not healthy, despite the fact that numerous food manufacturers produce a range of products which could be considered junk. According to (news Australia 2008) Nutritionists, doctors, and other health advocates often work to educate people about junk food, encouraging them to eat well balanced diets which contain a high proportion of healthy foods. Lollies, soft drink, potato chips, hot chips, ice cream, and hamburgers, hot dogs and other kinds of take away food are called junk food. Junk foods such as hamburgers, pizza, fried chicken and chips usually contain loads of saturated fats. Too much saturated fat in the diet will cause people to put on weight and get fat or obese (very fat). Being overweight is a risk to the health of the heart and can cause other diseases. Junk foods often have too much salt. There's a lot of salt already in foods such as bread, breakfast cereals and biscuits and cakes. So people are getting more salt than they need when they eat junk food. Too much salt is unhealthy for the heart Junk food does have some of the good things that the body needs for good health. And the body needs some salt, fat and sugar for energy to burn while we work and play. However too much fat, sugar and salt is bad for our health and eating lots of junk food will overload your body with these things. It is probably OK to eat junk food sometimes! But people should look for foods that are low in fats and salt and sugar. In today's age of convenience, fast food needs no introduction. Everyone from a...
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