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Junk Food

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Marian Pastor

on 5 March 2013

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Consumption Origins POP QUIZ JUNK Consumption : the act of consuming or the state of being consumed, esp by eating, burning, etc.

E. g: “In the last years the consumption of fatty food has increased 19.6% “

Trial : an effort or attempt to do something.

E. g: “Documented students share their personal trials and tribulations in the series”

Boon : something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit.

E. g: “Industrialization and automation turned out to be a boon for the junk food industry”

Junk Food : food that is low in nutritional value, often highly processed or ready-prepared, and eaten instead of or in addition to well-balanced meals.

E. g: “The two World Wars and growth in American economy firmly entrenched the concept of junk food as an American way of life”

Fat : having much or too much flesh or fat.

E.g: “The number of fat people has increased in the last years” VOCABULARY - Excess of fat in our body What is Obesity? There have been important investigations to find solutions, but the conclusion is that the United States have forgotten their cooking traditions, changing them for these new simple and more “comfortable” systems, which has created lots of consequences. Aggressive marketing and innovative advertising has succeeded in making the junk food industry truly massive. 1912 --> TIMELINE FOOD Resources - This new and strong “way of eating” has become one of the most
important triggering factors of obesity. - To TAKE-AWAY, please. McDonald's Kentucky Fried Chicken BURGER KING SUBWAY TM Level
in the
USA Obesity:
a result of
Junk Food - It may have an adverse effect on health - Someone is considered obese when his/ her BMI exceeds 30 kg/m - Obesity increases the risk of suffering diseases In the last years, obesity in children
aged 6 to 11 years
tripled from 6.5% to 19.6%,
as well as the consumption of
fatty foods (cheese, oils…) THE IDEA The idea of eating out for
fun emerged in the late
18th century. WWI
WWII + Growth in
economy = American
of life The United States boasts of the largest junk and fast food industry in the world habits - Our habits are gained through the education we have received and different cultures educate their children differently. Healthy habits at school - It has been demonstrated
that eating while watching
TV is unhealthy. mmmmm - An important
number of publicity
campaigns and
has been recorded
with the purpose
of make people
aware of the grave
problem they have in
their society. EXAMPLES: TV influences and prototypes Interesting details: Horn and Hodart's
food vending machines 1921 --> White Castle opens its
first restaurant that sells
hamburgers for 50 cents. 1930 --> Howard Johnson starts the concept of
franchising and use of standarized
menus, logos or signage and advertising. “Don’t talk to me about nutrition. Talk to me about taste, and if this stuff tastes better, don’t run around trying to sell stuff that doesn’t taste good”. (Stephen Sanger, head of General Mills). The junk food industry will continue to be a force to be reckoned with. •What was the first low-cost limited menu high-speed hamburger restaurant to open?

a)Mc Donald’s
b)Burger King
c)White Castle

•What is the name of the most famous coffee store?
a)Ben and Jerry’s

•What is the country with the highest percentage of obesity?
a)United Kingdom
b)United States of America
d)Italia http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=1& What was the first low-cost limited menu high-speed hamburger restaurant to open?
a) McDonald's
b) Burger King
c) White Castle
d) Raynolds What is the name of the most famous coffee store?
a)Ben and Jerry's
c) Marcilla
d) Nesmen What is the country with the highest percentage of obesity?
a) United Kingdom
b) United States of America
c) Spain
d) Italy https://www.google.es/search?hl=es&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1024&bih=475&q=cdc+obesity+map&oq=cdc+obesity+map&gs_l=img.3..0i19l2.17405.21261.0.22464.,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.43148975,d.d2k&fp=bb0419e0d771f283&biw=1024&bih=475&imgrc=cn31KeSRQj0g-M%3A%3Bpc0EjlbLVl2g1M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fupload.wikimedia.org%252Fwikipedia%252Fcommons%252Fe%252Fe1%252FObesity_county_level_estimates_2004-2010.gif%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fcommons.wikimedia.org%252Fwiki%252FFile%253AObesity_county_level_estimates_2004-2010.gif%3B960%3B720 1971 --> First Starbucks opens in
Seattle selling high quality
coffee beans and equipment. 2005 --> McDonald's mascot's, Ronald, ranks second
in the top-10 advertising icons of the 20th century. Habits THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION!
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