The Effects Of Junk Food On Our Health

1209 Words Nov 17th, 2015 5 Pages
Retaking Our Health Do you think it’s crazy if your brain is controlled by junk food? The answer is no. That is a horrendous truth. “An animal study shows that ‘Junk food rewires the brain’s reward pathways just as addictive drugs do’ ” (“Your Brain on Junk Food” 20). Although some people think taxing junk food is unnecessary, they think it just a new way from the U.S.government to take their money, but junk food brings health issue to Americans is a fact, junk food should be taxed in the U.S. Taxing junk food is a useful and necessary method to decrease people purchase junk food, reduce some public health problems. Also, it can improve unhealthy school lunch problem for children. One way overweight becomes a new disease in developed countries in recent years. It badly damaged human’s body. For instance, according to an article published by Science News, “More than one-third of people in the United States are already obese and another third are overweight. In one generation, obesity has gone for a medical and social issue to public health disaster” (Seppa 28-29). This research shows that overweight is a big issue already happen in the U.S. Junk food is one of the primary factors caused people get overweight. Not only junk food leads to people get obesity, but also brings another health issue for humans, especially for children. In fact, junk food is one of the most significant…
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