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Fast Food and its Effects on your Life
Transcript of Fast Food and its Effects on your Life
Marketing Fast Food
Fast food is convenient
McDonalds is the most popular
1/4 of all Americans eat fast food at least once every day
300,000 people die every year from obesity
Drive-throughs starting gaining popularity in the 60's
The industry's main target is children
Fast food has been connected to triggering migraines.
Researches found people who regularly eat fast food high in fat and sugars are 58% more likely to suffer from depression.
The high levels of sugar and fat can cause you can get addicted to fast food.
Nearly 1 out of every 3 children in the U.S. is now overweight or obese, it has tripled from %5 to 17%.
Long term effects of fast food can cause; cardiovascular disease, cancer, liver disease, asthma, and type two diabetes.
Video On the Meat Industry
Issues Surrounding Fast Food
Some negative affects of fast food on our health include: Cardiovascular disease, Cancer, Liver disease, Asthma, Type 2 diabetes
On days that kids ate fast food, compared to days that they ate at home, adolescents and young children consumed an additional 209 and 126 calories, respectively.
Fast food is driving force behind the epidemic of diet- related health conditions, setting our kids up for a lifetime of health problems.
Nearly one out of every three children in the US is now overweight or obese.
With statistical associations to weight gain, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions and all-cause mortality, regularly eating fast food can be a dangerous thing.
Fighting a Fast Food Diet
Things you can do to avoid relying on fast food.
Make meals at home.
Buy food from local businesses like bakeries or local markets
Build healthy eating habits at home
How you think about eating food influences how you eat food.
Effects Of The Issues with Fast Food
Cash's Wheat Free French Bread
Emily's Healthy Nutella
Ashley's Vitamin D Smoothie Drink
Molecular Structure of Iron
This is Vitamin C, just one of the many vitamins.
World War I
The Roaring Twenties
World War II
The Great Depression
1800-1860: Industrial Revolution
Combine harvesters, tractors and seed drills
Machines replaced Humans
1914-1918: World War I
Europe dependent on imported American crops
U.S. farmers prospered
U.S. farmers took out lots of loans
1920-1929: The Roaring Twenties
Youth flocked to cities, farms understaffed
European farmers replaced U.S. imports
American markets lost value, leaving farmers in debt
1929-1939: The Great Depression
High debt forced farmers off farms
The 'Dust Bowl' destroyed farmer's soil
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt fixed America's economic woes
1939-1945: World War II
Many enlisted or worked in war industries
Many farmers preferred working in the city
Conglomerates started buying up smaller farms
1945-Present: Contemporary Era
CAFO's, Monocultures and Genetic Modification
Snack and Fast foods replaced healthy meals
Crop yields enough to feed 10 billion people
Majority of grain crops feed animals or make ethanol
History of American Agriculture
The purpose my food product is a smoothie that contains high vitamin D. The purpose of this product is to help people that live in the northwest get the vitamin D they need because of the lack of the lack of sun we get here. This drink is all natural and organic. Its healthy for you, and helps you get the vitamin D you need!
Purpose: I love the taste of Nutella, but I found out that it isn't very good for you. So i decided to make a healthy alternative.
Rose's Food Product
1 cup Sorghum Flour
1.5 cup Potato Starch
.5 tapioca starch
1.5 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Xanthan Gum
1 teaspoon Guar Gum (or Xanthan)
1.5 tablespoon instant/bread machine yeast
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
3 Large Egg Whites
1 teaspoon cider vinegar
1 cup Warm Water (105-115F)
Some people, including me, have a sensitivity to wheat and/or gluten, which causes us to have reactions from eating to much of either. This sucks because bread is one of my favorite foods, so I decided to find a recipe without wheat that I could eat that is as good as a recipe with wheat.
1. In the bowl of your mixer, combine the dry ingredients
2. Add the Olive Oil and Egg Whites and mix to incorporate
3. Add the remaining Vinegar and most of the Water. Beat for 2 minutes, adding the remaining Water if needed to make a soft dough
4. Spoon the dough onto the pan and carefully shape with a spatula. Because the dough is soft, it will go through the small holes in the pan. Don’t press hard when shaping.
5. If you like, you can brush the top with beaten egg white.
6. Use a sharp knife to cut several slits in the top of each loaf.
7. Place the pan in a cold oven on a middle rack. Turn the oven on to 425 degrees and begin timing for 30 – 35 minutes.
8. Cool the loaves on a wire wrack before slicing.
√1 cup hazelnuts, skinned
3/4 cup chocolate chips (for gluten and dairy
free try Enjoy Life Brand and for no added refined sugar try SunSpire Bittersweet chips...grain sweetened)
3/4 cup lite coconut milk, canned (almond or regular milk will work)
1 1/2 tablespoons mild honey
Pinch of Kosher or sea salt
6 ounces of vanilla yogurt
1 cup of whole milk
2 cups of pineapple
2 cups of green apples
1 celery stalk
2 cups of spinach leaves
1/2 cup of mushrooms
Rose's Gluten-Free lemon sugar cookies
I chose to make a Gluten-Free product because my grandmother is Gluten-Free and actually finding something that tastes good that she can eat is hard and expensive.
1 1/2 cups amaranth flour
1/2 cup arrowroot starch OR cornstarch
1 cup gluten free powdered sugar
1 teaspoon guar gum
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
Pinch of salt
1 cup cold butter, cut in small pieces (2 sticks)
1+ tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon
Molecular Structure of the Protein Myoglobin
Proteins are made of amino acids.
Helps the body with growth and repair.
There are two kinds, high and low biological value.
Molecular Structure of Cholesterol
Molecular Structure of Lactose
Vitamins are organic substances.
Vitamins help your body with growth and health.
There are 13 different vitamins
There are three different carbohydrates; sugars, starch, and fiber.
Carbohydrates are good for the bodies nutrition and health.
Find these in potatoes, root vegetables, cereals, pastas, etc.,
Minerals are nutrients needed by the body in small amounts.
Help the body function properly and stay strong.
The two main minerals are calcium and iron, but there are many more on the Periodic table.
They are made of oils and fats.
Lipids provide energy for the body and insulates the body in cold weather.
There are two different types of fats; saturated fats & polyunsaturated fats.
5 Main Components of Food
What this is?
The five main components of food are vitamins, carbohydrates, minerals, proteins and lipids.