Persuasive Essay On Healthy Food

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Healthy Foods Are Not What They Seem Don’t do drugs! We've all heard this popular slogan or statement used before somewhere in our day to day lives; especially as teenagers going to public schools. As students, we learn at our schools the dangers of all of the different types drugs and what they could do to us if we take them and get addicted. However, one issue that we do not talk about at schools is the dangers of unhealthy foods and the effects that it has on our bodies. In some cases, this is even a bigger epidemic than the one from drugs and is giving people in many cases diabetes and death. Children every year are growing up more and more obese with the numbers increasing only as time goes on and foods get worse. With that being stated, I believe that these kids should not have to suffer the consequences of eating the bad foods and should get educated on what is actually good to eat. The school of education needs to take into account these issues and make it so that students have to take mandatory classes on the food topic and how to cook better foods. Taking a class on such a thing not only benefits the students and their lives, but the future of America as well. The worst types of food that a single person could consume are the fast, processed foods. According to Mark Bittman’s article, “Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables,” he claims “the average American consumes 44.7 gallons of soft drinks annually” (75). This is a serious issue due to the fact that it

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