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Why do we like it  Disadvantage  What it contains  After effect

 Taste  Low

price  Convenience

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Overeat and then over spent. The main attraction of fast food is the taste. The taste comes from unexpected ingredients

McDonald’s French fries is cooked with 93% of beef fat! The beef fat is more saturated than just the burger.  Burger king fries flavored with chickens fat  In some Fast food restaurants in France sometimes cooked with


Bon Appétit!!!

What’s in your Fast Food Milkshake?


Milkfat and nonfat milk, sugar, high fructose corn syrup (normal stuff) Guar gum(used as laxative), mono and diglycerides, cellulose gum, sodium phosphate, carageenan, cetric acid, and artificial flavor

Just these few yummy chemicals:Amyl acetate, Amyl butyrate, Amyl Valerate, Anethol, Anisyl formate, Benzyl acetate, Benzel isobutyrate, Butyric acid, Cinnamyl isobutyrate, Cinnamyl valerate, Cognac essential oil,diacetyl, dipropyl ketone, Ethyl butyrate,Ethyl cinnamate, Ethyl heptanoate, Ethyl heptylate, Ethyl lactate, Ethyl methylphenylglycidate, Ethyl nitrate, Ethyl propionate, Ethyl valerate, helitropin, hydroxyphrenyl-2-butanone(10% solution in alcohol), a-ionone, Isobutyl anthranilate, Isobutyl butyrate, Lemon essential oil, Maltol, 4-methylace-tophenone, methyl anthranilate, Methyl benzoate, menthyl cinnamate, menthyl heptine carbonate, methyl naphthyl ketone, methyl salicylate, mint essential oil, Neroli essential oil, Nerolin, Neryl isobutyrate, Orris butter, Phenethyl alcohol, Rose, Rum ether, y-undecalactone, Vanillin and solvent

Ethyl-2-methyl butyrate – Smells like an apple  Methyl-2-pyridyl ketone - Makes something taste like popcorn

Hyperactive  More irritable  Headache  Disturbs their sleep

“we assume that because these things do not make us drop dead now that they’re safe” Dr. Vyvyan Howard (University of Liverpool)

To make processed food and fizzy drinks look good.  serves like women's make-up and even made from the same ingredients. For example:

- Titanium oxide it gives candies, frosting and icing

bright white colours. This Titanium oxide is commonly used in WHITE HOUSE PAINTS!

 Cochineal extract (also known as carmine or carminic acid)
• Made from dead bodies of small bugs harvested in Peru and Canary. • This Bug called the Dactylopius coccus, likes to eat on cactus pads. • Colour from the cactus gathers in its body and eggs. • This little bugs are collected, dried and ground into a This will make processed foods and fizzy drinks colouring additive. look pink, red or purple. • It takes 70,000 of this bugs just to make under half a kilo of carmine

Extra information Also use in candies, stawberry yogurt, fruit fillings

Eating Fast food can lead to Overweight and Obesity

Average number - Man 2500 calories & Woman1200 calories  Cheeseburger & medium-size French fries =1,200 calories  High in saturated and trans fats contributes to unhealthy cholesterol levels

If this people stay overweight or obese they are more likely to develop diseases such as

Diabetes is a condition in which your cells do not properly respond to insulin.  When the body is unable to process insulin, blood sugar levels raise, cause a number of long-term health complications.

Kidney disease

Loss of hearing and vision

Foot diabetic ulcers

The nutritional imbalance in fast foods can raise your sodium levels  Sodium intake, which comes mainly from salt, influences your blood pressure.  Developing hypertension, can also lead to fatal cardiac events such as heart attack or death

Does not mean that a person looks healthy on the outside dosen’t mean that that person is healthy in the inside

Fast foods such as cheeseburgers is high in fat and cholesterol can cause a build up of plaque in your arteries over time.  This condition - atherosclerosis, affects your heart function and can also produce dangerous blood clots.

Fast food contains unexpected ingredients  Eating too much fast food can lead to fatal diseases that could cause death

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Schlosser, E., & Wilson, C. (2006). Chew on this. England:Penguin Books Bowman, S.(2004). Fast Food Consumption of U.S. Adults: Impact on Energy and Nutrient Intakes and Overweight Status. ).Journal of the American College of Nutrition";