Bad Eating : Junk Food Essay

801 Words Sep 24th, 2016 4 Pages
Bad Eating Junk food is what we are calling the new normal way of eating today. Most families live in a food desert. Once that was not the case when most families like yours and mine had home cooked meals all the time. Most mothers in those days stayed at home, but now times have changed. When teaching kids how to eat a plethora of various colors of healthy foods, we are teaching them proper nutrition and how to be successful as they 're growing up. This does not mean that they are poor and or low income, it mostly depends on what part of town they are living in and how far a distance to a local grocery store or a mega grocery store that must travel.
But, instead, they have access to minimarts that are way overpriced. Since a rough estimate of 20 percent of households do not have vehicles of their own, they mostly rely on the buses and other public transportation systems. This expends time and money to get to a local grocery store or a mega grocery store. With this ongoing problem, it is no wonder why we have the increase of obesity and childhood deaths as a society. We are not making healthy choices with what we eat, and we are the ones who are killing ourselves. As for the few of us who are already having to take a hard look at ourselves, it makes you wonder how and why did I let this happen to me and my family?
We might as well consider living an unhealthy life the same as committing a major crime. Here is one idea that you could always try. Get your kids in the…

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