Essay about Don't Get Weighed Down by Fast Food

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Don't Get Weighed Down by Fast Food

Did you know that one Quarter Pounder from McDonalds has 430 calories, 21 grams of fat, and 70 mg. of cholesterol? Add cheese to that Quarter Pounder and you add 100 calories and nine grams of fat. McDonalds is not the only unhealthy restaurant. Pizza Hut, Burger King, and Wendys also contribute to Americans unhealthy eating habits. America needs to stop advertising such unhealthy eating. How often do you hear of a ninety-nine cent special on a salad? Americans like there food fast and don't care to realize the effects that fast foods have on there bodies. Since, the media has such a strong influence on Americans so, I believe that if healthy food is more advertised
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Eating healthy reduces the risk of many diseases and can lead to a happier, longer, and healthier life. The media needs to post this right over ever fast food restaurant. The media has fast food billboards everywhere you look. Every other commercial on the radio has to do with a fast food restaurant. And the TV, do I even need to state how many fast food commercials we see a day? America has more over weight people than any other country in the world. Sixty percent of our countries population is over weight. This is because of the unhealthy eating habits that Americans have. Then after the media has everyone eating this unhealthy and fating food they say that the perfect size for a female to be is a size two! What insanity! The media holds your hand walks you into the restaurant and then after you eat your meal they say your FAT. This contrast is making many Americans develop eating disorders. Blumia and anorexia are more common today than ever. These serious diseases cause death in many Americans a year. It is not difficult to understand why when they shown such contrary images. Americans are trying to fit this impossible mold that the media has created and we as Americans need to put an end to it. The media is hurting Americans and it needs to be stopped. The media makes Americans naive to what they consume. Americans number one excuse for unhealthy eating is that they dont
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