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Link between fast food and obesity

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Ruksha Rayamajhi

on 11 November 2016

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Transcript of Link between fast food and obesity

Link between fast food and obesity
1. Introduction
2. Background information
3. Claims
4. Opposing view point
5. Conclusion


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
Genetics. ...
Engineered “Hyperpalatable” Junk Foods. ...
Food Addiction. ...
Deceptive advertising
Insulin. ...
Certain Medications. ...
Food Availability.
Fast Food
My claims
Fast food can be healthy
Other two detrimental factors of obesity
Socio economic condition
Opposing Viewpoints
1.Toxic content of fast food
cholesterol, fat, sodium, etc.
2.Toxic environment
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.
Work Cited

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.
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