21 November 2014
The complications caused by the consumption of Junk Food
In the last 40 years the rate of obesity has tripled due to the excessive consumption of junk food which contains lots of fats, sugar and calories. The article, “Junk Food at School: Is it
Your Rightor Totally Wrong?” explains the health complication junk food can cause. Also, the article, “Food Fight “ by Dora Rodriguez explains that young adults should consume the nutritious foods needed for there body to function correctly. Junk food should not be allowed at school because young adults are not responsible enough to make healthy choices and it leads to life threatening illnesses, adds lots of calories from fat, and can and should be replaced by fruits or healthier snacks.
Many young adults don't consider the dangers that come with the daily intake of junk food. The daily consumption of junk food can lead to precarious diseases . The American heart association confirms that “Obesity has a serious impact on health. It can lead to diabetes, heart disease, and other life threatening illnesses.”(Junk food at school: Is it your right or totally wrong?)For this purpose it should be either avoided or amount be controlled. First Lady
Michelle Obama in a speech said “The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit […]
Fast food has become the everyday meal.” Junk food has become a habit. Eating excessive amounts of sugar, at a certain point, cause obesity. In addition, “Obesity is a health epidemic
Lepe 2 across our country.” For this, and many other reasons, teenagers should learn to control the amounts of sugar they eat, because it may lead to a life or death situation.
The government has set standards, and they are there for a reason. Students have shown not to be responsible to control their eating habits. Although the government does not fund junk food, and schools can still sell snacks high in