An Unhealthy Lifestyle Is A Common Problem Essay

805 Words Oct 19th, 2015 4 Pages
Living an unhealthy lifestyle is a common problem in the country. Many roles come into play when it comes to unhealthy eating and not all of it is to blame the eater. There are other factors that play a role in an unhealthy lifestyle that you may or may not be able to control. When it comes to a healthy lifestyle community environment, emotional eating, and medications you take matters.
A person’s community environment plays a large role in their lifestyle. If a person lives in a community where there is a majority of unhealthy fast food places around, they are more likely to eat at those places. Some communities also lack sidewalks in which it discourages people to want to take a walk to their destination or even exercise. If a person’s community lacks sidewalks, they may need to talk to their city or have a community meeting on why they need more sidewalks. Some children grow up eating fast food such as McDonald’s. As these children get older they are still drawn to that fast food which is a bad influence coming from the parents. Fast food is greasy, high in salt and include other ingredients that are unknown to a person. Growing up and having better choices of foods can help a person as they get older to also make better choices. Some people have less time to plan and prepare healthy meals that result in getting fast food. Commercials is an influence that people seem to fall for that makes their lifestyle unhealthy also. Another bad influence is vending…

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