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Link between fast food and obesity
Transcript of Link between fast food and obesity
2. Background information
4. Opposing view point
Definition of Obesity:
According to Merriam- Webster definition, " a condition characterized by the excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body is obesity."
Facts of Obesity
More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese in USA which is the data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009- 2010.
Causes of Obesity
Engineered “Hyperpalatable” Junk Foods. ...
Food Addiction. ...
Certain Medications. ...
Fast food can be healthy
Other two detrimental factors of obesity
Socio economic condition
1.Toxic content of fast food
cholesterol, fat, sodium, etc.
Kelly Brownell states" People are exposed to a toxic food environment. It really is an emergency
We eat to live. We don't live to eat.
We can bring a change in our food habit to stay healthy.
Avoid fast food, or junk food to stay healthy.
Keller, Kathleen. "Fast Food." Encyclopedia of Obesity. 2008. Print
Cawley, John, The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.,2011. Pp. 329-349.
The individual self control is the only solution to obesity crisis.