Eating Breakfast Pursuasive Speech Essay

1001 Words Feb 7th, 2010 5 Pages
EATING BREAKFAST

Topic: Eating a healthy breakfast; why it’s important for college students.

Organization: Problem/Solution

Specific Purpose: I want my audience to understand that there is time to eat breakfast in the morning and why, how and what breakfast can do to help your health.

INTRODUCTION

Attention getter: You wake up and oh man, what’s that feeling? It feels like your insides are caving in and wait, wait – you’re hungry. Starving actually. Oh no, you have three minutes to get to class so it’s either this: you check your myspace really quick or you grab an apple and an orange juice. Not many people grab that apple and eating breakfast can be one of the most important things you’ll do in the morning.

Relevance: As
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Many people perform poorly at their jobs and have less energy due to the unhealthy eating habits they have.

Transition: The problem of skipping breakfast however does not only lie within time crunches, but also with dieting.

The second part of the issue is that most college students looking to lose that weight rely on skipping breakfast as an easy way to diet.

A. Young students lack knowledge on the effects of skipping breakfast.

2. People however, mainly young girls, do not realize the effects it can have on your body.

3. Skipping meals can make you gain weight by storing your food. (MM 2007)

B. People can get serious medical issues from not taking care of their bodies.

1. Skipping breakfast for weight can lead to more serious problems such as eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. Most common in college students.

2. Cause bad performance in school and mentally. Also can break down your energy and cause you to faint or pass out.

Transition: However, it seems that these are all things too severe and don’t connect to breakfast. But they do. Eating in the morning sets your pace for all day and as college students, you need all the energy you can get to retain all the crap you’ll learn. I feel however that as more young people fall into the fitness craze that the simple fact of eating a healthy…