Fast Food : The Health Consequence Of Eating Food Essay

885 Words Nov 20th, 2015 4 Pages
Twenty years ago, families would sit around the table and have a home cooked meal together. Although today you do see that, it is highly likely to see a family grabbing dinner at the local fast food joint. Over the past ten to twenty years fast food has become very popular because of this it has affected the health of Americans. Some Americans abuse the convenience of fast food to replace it with home cooked meals and family dinners. Although there are some positives to fast food, the health consequence of eating too much fast food outweigh the positives.
One of the ways fast food grabs people’s attention is convenience. Now a days many women and men are in the workforce. Consequently, they do not have enough time to cook and the frequency of getting food to go is increased. The food they pick up usually just comes in a bag and some boxes so the cleanup is easy. They do not have to spend all night washing dishes or cleaning up. With modern life fast food is very convenient because it fits with everyone 's schedule. Instead of spending one to two hours cooking dinner for a family of four they can run and grab dinner in less than 15 minutes. If they live with a family that has all different schedules then each member of the family can grab something on their own and skip eating with the family all together. Fast food is very accessible. When driving along the interstate it is impossible to drive five miles without seeing an ad for a fast food restaurant coming up at the next…

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