Are parents responsible for their child’s obesity and unhealthy eating choices? In
the article “The Battle Against Fast Food Begins In The Home” Weintraubs argument
states that parents should take responsibility to protect their child.
I agree that parents should take more responsibility in what their child puts into
their mouth. The parents have the authority to be responsible and take charge of their
kids. They need to realize all the bad health conditions that come with fast food. Its not
fair to the kids that their parents are the bad people making horrible choices for them.
Everyday you pass by a fast food restaurant by lunch or around dinner and its
always busy. And that is because adults are too lazy to make a good home cooked meal
for themselves or for their family. It is way easier and cheaper to buy food from lets say
the dollar menu from McDonalds than making food. I say that because I can relate to that.
My parents usually pick up fast food on their way home from work because it’s too late
and they’re too tired to cook. But that is a really horrible idea because for one we
shouldn’t even be eating so late and second of all eating fast food is a bad idea.
Then again I do understand why grabbing fast food on the way saves time and
money. I’m sure everyone knows fast food is not good for you but because it’s very
affordable they don’t really mind that. I know the reason isn’t every person wants to get
fast food is because they want to get fat, but I personally think it’s because it’s very good
and cheap also because you don’t have to worry about cooking for yourself when you can
have someone else cook for you. Not every person can afford groceries but I’m sure they
can afford a cheese burger at McDonalds. My point being, fast food is ridiculously cheap
and people don’t obviously care that’s bad for you just as long as it will satisfy their
In conclusion, I agree...
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