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Persuasive Speech on Childhood Obesity

By gina37 Apr 13, 2011 437 Words
Title: How Junk Food Can Cause Obesity Complication in Young Children

Attention Getter: How many of you know that when young children get addicted to junk food that they can get obesity from eating a lot of junk food. Childhood obesity is rising throughout the world.


The History of Junk Food

What are junk foods and what are healthy foods

The affect among junk food

Preview Thesis: Today I am going to share with you the history of junk food, the types of junk foods along with the healthy foods, and the affects among junk food.

Transition: First, I am going to share with you the history of junk foods Main Point 1: The History of Junk Foods
Supporting Materials
1. Junk Foods are an informal food that got no nutritional value 2. Junk Foods have ingredients that are considered unhealthy A. trans fats
B. tall fructose corn syrup
C. colors
D. additives
3. Junk Foods contains high level of saturated fats, salt or sugar 4. When children eat too much junk food the children can become bigger and obesity

Transition: Secondly, I am going to explain what junk foods are and what healthy foods are Main Point 2: What are junk foods and what are healthy foods Supporting Materials
I. What are junk foods
1. Junk foods are a type of food that have either cholesterol or calories A. Cakes
B. Pizzas
C. Hamburgers
D. Ice cream
II. What are healthy foods
2. Eating healthy foods are an excellent choice to make instead of eating something unhealthy A. Frozen grapes fresh
B. Pineapples
C. Strawberries
D. Plumps
E. Watermelon
F. Mangoes

Transition: Last, I am going to share with you the affects among junk food Main Point 3: What are some affects among junk foods?
Supporting Materials
I. Obesity can affect virtually every organ system in the child’s body, including: 1. Well-being
• Poor self-esteem
• Depression brain
• Increased pressure, causing headaches and double visions 2. Lungs
• Sleep
• Asthma
• Shortness of breath with exertion
3. Heart and blood vessels
• High HDL (bad) cholesterol
• Low HDL (good) cholesterol
• High triglycerides (other blood fats)
• High blood pressure
• Abnormal blood clotting
• Chronic inflammation that damages blood vessels
4. Digestive tract
• Acid reflux
• Constipation
• Gallstones
• Fatty liver
5. Bones and joints
• Dislocated growth plate in hip socket
• Bowed knees (Blount’s disease)
• Flat feet
• Pain in weight-bearing joints such as feet, knees, hips, lower back 6. Type 2 diabetes
• A condition in which the body doesn’t make enough insulin or use the insulin property

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