To Eat or Not to Eat

This was not an issue a century ago, but it is now. This would not have been questioned a century ago as it is today. It was not even in existence a century ago, but has spread its roots deep down the health of humanity . . . if you are thinking that this refers to some terrible disease like AIDS, you are mistaken. This article solely discusses ‘Fast Food’, to eat or not to eat this addictive taste-bud stimulating substance that the world wrongly considers the only solution for happiness.

Let’s face the facts about fast food. It is extremely tasty. You can get a million variety of the same thing. The process of availing it is not lengthy (hence the name). It is can lift spirits up almost recently. And to top it, some research had once revealed that children who are studying for some examination or, the other can concentrate on their lessons better if they are given regular and frequent doses of such fast food! This research may have repaired damaged relationships of exam burdened children and parents, but who will save the latter to face the wrath of the former when border line obesity is detected.

The second fact about fast food may not be to the liking of its fans. Sad but true. Fast food is the one of the foremost causes for obesity. The energy density of any fast food meal is 150% more than that of its equivalent traditional meal. This means that you may have the same quantity or, lesser of fast food as your home made traditional meal, but gain twice the amount of fat or, more. You may not be able to bid farewell to your cheeseburgers and fries at a go, but it is worth a try. It is better to be safe than sorry. Obesity is not easy to do away with and it comes with numerous diseases and disorders. The next time you drool over fast food, remember you are sinking your teeth into obesity.

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About OliverGreene

I suffered weight issues for over fifteen years. I started with being fat then I graduated to being overweight. At last, obesity struck me about 8 years ago. In the year 2008, December, I fell seriously ill. The illness could have cost me my life but for my faith and family that I came around. Now that I had got a new life I had to spend it with zest, confidence and a winning attitude.