Homer Simpson Eating Fast Food Essay

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Y8 Nutrition Essay By: Ranon Larpcharern 8B “There’s only a few things better than beer, for example, fast food.” (ThinkExist) In the popular TV show The Simpsons, Homer Simpson is a character with a never-ending craving for food. He regularly goes to a fast food restaurant called Fast Food Boulevard, which was one day destroyed by Homer Simpson himself (Simpsons Wikia). In Thailand, many people are over-consuming fast food ranking Thailand second in the obesity charts in South East Asia with 32.2% of the Thai population being obese (Burning-Bison). A solution to this problem is for the government to economically manage how much fast food is being distributed to the citizens of fast food throughout Thailand, and with every solution, …show more content…
This will help growth, the repairing of cells and muscle growth. Most animal based foods are the main sources of protein. However, proteins aren’t the only type of nutrients we need, we need many others to keep us healthy and strong. Another nutrient we should be consuming are carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the main source of energy. It fuels our bodies, so it can do what it has to do. An average adult should be consuming 310 grams of carbohydrates. For example, sugars, starches, breads, rice, cereals and much more. We should also be consuming a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Vitamins and minerals to perform almost all natural processes. Without proper intake of vitamins and minerals, you are making it very hard for your body to fight off diseases and injuries. Your body needs many different types of vitamins and minerals, for example vitamin A, C, D, E, calcium, fiber and much more. Some of the most important vitamins and minerals for adults are potassium, vitamin D, calcium and fiber. Potassium is essential to manage blood pressure. It can also improve problems with kidney stones and bone loss. You can find potassium in beans, potatoes and even juices like prune, carrot, orange and tomato. As an adult, you should be consuming around 4700

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