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sodium and sugar. "If you regularly eat fast foods. flavorful and tangy food have one thing in common they have their unique taste which is quite enough to make you addict to them. . nutritionist at Welcare Hospital. These savory. junk food can be define as : “Junk food is a common term used for any food item that is perceived to be unhealthy and has low or poor nutritional value “ We are in a habit of eating or munching food while performing routine tasks. junk food has become popular in the whole world. including diabetes. warning that it can easily clog up your arteries and that can lead to heart disease and stroke. crackers. A study by Zhi Yi Young." said Safeek Ali. size and the portion of it we are consuming. In her study towards the impact of fast food specified that her test subjects would also opt to go hungry rather that eat a healthier food. "Transfats are the worst kind of fats.Part A : According to an article Wikipedia . heart disease and arthritis. It has become the most beneficial business for those who anticipating for turnover rather than providing healthy meal. which can lead to obesity and a range of attendant health problems. Some of the example of junk food are crackers. Here are the facts about how excessive junk food consumption affects your body. Chips.It is a phenomenon of branding unhealthy food as instant and ready to be consumed meal for those who are busy and have no time to prepare for healthy food. Most of us are careless about the type of food. pretzels. Nowadays. Fast foods and junk foods are high in fat. fries and bread are some of the very common between the meals snacks(especially while people are at work). a post-graduate student (2007) of University of South Australia indicated that junk food is addictive. timing. In this way we keep on eating things that are not healthy. Junk food nutrition should make up a minimal part of a healthy diet. According to a recent survey eating between the meals have been increased among people of all ages." he said. instant noodles and others that contain high level of artificial taste and colours. the transfats will reduce the good cholesterol (HDL) and increase the bad cholesterol (LDL). sweets.

Soft drinks include coke. 1. fanta. chocolates.1 Snacks . Butter though rich in saturated fats is low in trans-fat and has many other nutrients too. biscuits and crisps. preservatives and artificial colors. fries. . ice creams. and color too.3 Margarine . sweets. Most of the people do not have knowledge about either there presence or else their harmful effects.Some people say that margarine is also junk food as it is hydrogenated and during this process the natural oil changes from its natural state to an artificial one and they prefer butter on margarine. Pepsi. noodles and pasta. These are also highly processed but along with that they contain alot of additives. 1. These food have been processed and refined in such a way that they loss most of the key nutrients and they are zero in fiber as well as they have poor water content. lemonade and other these type of cold drinks with different brand names.Types of Junk Food • Fast food .Snacks are another type of fast food which include chips. They contain high content of sugar. and fish.2 Soft Drinks . 1. chips. pretzels. sprite. sweets. pizzas.includes burgers.

. There major problems of junk food that would arise will be discussed and to determine the impacts that will lead into unhealthy lifestyle in terms of physical health. one – junk food meal.In this task the. high-sugar junk foods when pregnant or breastfeeding are likely to have a greater preference for these foods later in life. The high levels of sugar in junk food puts your metabolism under stress. A report published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology suggests that babies of mothers with a high-sugar and high-fat diet while pregnant are more prone to junk food themselves. A study by Paul Johnson and Paul Kenny at the Scripps Research Institute in 2008 suggested that junk food consumption alters brain activity in a manner similar to addictive drugs like cocaine or heroin. Junk food doesn't contain the nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. As a result. The documentary gained widespread recognition and helped to educate a broad audience about the negative health effects of consuming fast food on a regular basics . a revealing documentary came out called Super Size Me. you may feel chronically fatigued and lack the energy you need to complete daily tasks. A study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology (2011) indicates that damage to the arteries occurs almost immediately after just one – that’s right. when you eat refined sugar. humans are hardwired to crave high-calorie food as a survival mechanism. your pancreas secretes high amounts of insulin to prevent a dangerous spike in blood sugar levels. In 2004. junk food will damage arteries immediately. a nutritionist based in Dubai. so each time we see. many chemicals and neurotransmitters are released in our body. psychological and social effects. which criticized fast food for playing a major role in the obesity epidemic. 1) Effect of junk food to health : In term of physical health . I’m agree that better health education is the answer to this problem. The study was conducted on rats and suggests that pups "whose mothers eat excessive amounts of high-fat. “From an evolutionary point of view. smell or eat junk food.” explains Rashi Chowdhary (2013).

Fast food chains such as Kentucky Fried Chicken and McDonalds are the main cause of obesity in children and in adults. Having patience in our lives is essential in gaining friendship. goals. Convenience. 3) Effect of junk food to psychological : Not only does fast food degrade these children physically. This unfortunately caused our society to become impatient. and almost anything one can think of. Apart from that. but also psychological. These obese children may be targeted at school and be picked on because of their appearance. Obesity can lead to high blood pressure. and money are all essential to our lives. joint problems . families would all get together at the table for supper to eat and spend quality time with the family members but. diabetes. which may lead to low self-esteem and depression. however. there are consequences for those who use them unwisely. Impatience will cost you. family values are also comprehended because of fast food. We got used to our rapid speed services in which we find very efficient for our lives. ever since fast food chains became a big impact in our society. Social consequences are one of the big impacts from eating junk food. It occurs to who are known for their impatience and their pursuit to make easier and cheaper. time. Family issues had increased as much as social consequences. family . As a tradition in the past. 2) Effect of junk food to social : The other effect of junk food is in term of social disability . and heart disease. Our junk food sell caused many people to lose their patience for other aspects in our lives.

. social standing and social support. parents should be able to know what their children are going through especially with school and friends. it clearly shows that fast food consumption has a negative impact on society. They need their family’s support for their mental health and stability. employment and income. school as well as the society to enhance their knowledge of the negativity of fast food. nutrition and health education program that conducted in Malaysia so far only focused on increasing nutritional status and eating habits of children by providing balanced meals to students. We should take charge of our health and avoid eating too much fast food. Fewer family dinners equals less communication and traditions between the family members. It interferes with our lives and at the same time is a hazard to our health. including sense of control. Our society should desire the need for having family dinners in order to have a healthy relationship and life. and social and psychological factors. Education health can influence in many ways. Conclusion After considering the above points. This tends to create an unhealthy nation because of the lack of communication.dinners reduced a lot compared to before. Overall. This affects us and our future generation. Insomuch. it is crucially important for parents. 1983). parents are less aware of their children’s lives outside of their home. especially those not able to 'get it' at home (Chawla & Puri. Children these days need more family time due to their change in behaviour most of the time. Knowing how our society has changed compared to the years before. This issue brief examines three major interrelated pathways through which educational attainment is linked with health: health knowledge and behaviors. Without proper communication.

com/article/49366-definition-fast-foods/#ixzz2XmEqPcwO 4. it by itself can change the dietary habits of a community. Crowley.Fast Food Impact extracted from http://www.extracted from http://nutritionexpert. K. R (2013).com/blog/2012/05/fast-food-consumption-linked-to-depression/ 5.rashichowdhary. J (2004). America’s Nutrition Expert Cooks and Dishes . Fast Food Causes Depression. examining the links between parents’ education—and the social and economic advantages it represents—and their children’s health and social advantages. an intervention program that uses a variety of methods aimed at to provide nutrition and health education is very necessary in promoting a healthy lifestyle among school children. ( 1 620 words ) References : 1. The Science Teacher: Nutritional Chemistry. Studies Say. (2011) "The Bottom Line".livestrong. Chowdary. Thus. Definitions of fast food extracted from http://www. According Schurch (1982). 3. an increase of the problem is caused by lack of nutrition knowledge and skills. However. (2009). Smallwood. If lack of knowledge is 'fixed'. University of Maryland Medical Center. this brief explores how educational attainment affects health across generations. Boston. Hellesvig-Gaskell. including opportunities for educational attainment. . the less emphasis on increasing knowledge and changing attitudes of students towards health and nutrition. USA 2.In addition.

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like a greenhouse. The so-called “ greenhouse gases” make the atmosphere trap more of this radiation . but the rest escapes into space. This cause more heat to be kept in the atmosphere which in turn warms up the Earth. It is important to know what causes the greenhouse as well as its impact to human’s health. When sunlight reaches the surface of the Earth . so it gradually warms up more than it should . All told there has been a 42% increase in the amount of these gases. a warm . Human activities have virtually no effect on the amount of water vapour in the atmosphere but have significantly increased the amount of other greenhouse gases. Just like the windows of the greenhouse that lets light in and keeps the heat within to warm the plants growing inside. The greenhouse effect is a major factor in keeping our Earth warm because it keeps some of the planet’s heat that would . This sunlight passes into the planet’s atmosphere and warms the Earth. otherwise escape from the atmosphere out to space.Greenhouse impact is a dangerous that can cause our health. it emits in the form of infra –red radiation much like a hot pan emits heat even after it’s taken away from the cooker. In fact . Part of this energy is absorbed by the Earth’s surface and some in turn is transformed into heat and is radiated back towards space. Greenhouse gasses that are in the atmosphere absorb and then redirect some of this heat back towards the Earth. Some of this heat is trapped by the atmosphere . some of it is absorbed which warms the ground and some bounces back tp space as heat. As the Earth warms up . some of it is trapped by the different greenhouse gases and does not escape into space. The following explanation is based on the above picture. The green house effect increases the temperature of the earth by trapping heat in our atmosphere. The greenhouse effect keeps the temperature of the Earth higher than it would be if direct heating by the Sun was the only source of warming. without the greenhouse effect the Earth’s average global temperature would be much cooler. HOW THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT WORKS The following explanation is based on the picture above. imagine the following . To understand exatly how the greenhouse effect works . The key is that some of this energy remains trapped within the Earth’s atmosphere and some of it is released . But as this heat passes through the Earth’s atmosphere on its way towards space . sunny day where the sun shines bright on the Earth.

back into space. If the amount of energy from the sun and the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere remain the same . Greenhouse effect can be avoided if all of us work hand to hand in preventing more damages to the earth . . We have to take extra effort to control the greenhouse effect such as car-poolingand to plant more have plants. then the average temperature on Earth will be constant.