Topics: Nutrition, Fast food, Food Pages: 4 (1138 words) Published: January 14, 2013
Amanda Davis 12B Ms.Hunter
and consisted of 2 close ended and 5 open-ended questions, seven in total. Questions one andtwo was biographic in nature.Questions three to six dealt with their customers and sales. The final question targeted their own views on why Jamaica’s youth are getting “old peoples” diseases more frequently.The third and final source was an article entitled “The new

face of lifestyle diseases
”, by
Keisha Shakespeare-Blackmore, in the Flair section of the Daily Gleaner. The purpose for thearticle being published was to enlighten the public on the fact that in the past, diabetes, one of themany lifestyle diseases, was considered an old person's disease, but in recent times, this label haschanged and more young people are being diagnosed with the disease.Finding information relative to the specifics of my research proved most challenging.Attempts at garnering statistical data from theCaribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI)proved futile as they had no data on my topic. This brought me to consider issuing aquestionnaire to the ve ndor’s of St.Ann’s Bay market. Formulating questions for this questionnaire was thought provoking, as I had to write questions bearing in mind the varyinglevels of formal education people in this profession may have had, and the amount of time theymay have to complete the questionnaire as their job can be very demanding. It was relativelyeasy to contact Dr.Heather Little-White and the archive webpage on the Jamaica Gleanerwebsite made it easier to find an article pertaining to my topic.In a summary of the interview with Dr. Heather Little-White, the following information wasgained.Dr.Little-White agreed with my definition of fast food. She noted that there has been achange in diet from ground foods to a more westernized diet. The nutritionist thought that therewas not only a direct link between fast food and the increase in lifestyle diseases among the nation’s youth

but it was a major...
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