Eating And Mass Produced Food Essay

766 Words Mar 17th, 2015 4 Pages
There are many factors that influence what I eat personally and what Americans eat across the nation. Eating in America has become an entire culture itself, since the opening of the first McDonalds fast and mass produced food has become a staple in American eating. Many influences such as time, culture, lifestyle, economic situations and more. Obesity is becoming more common in the citizens of the US and nothing is being done to stop it. At the rate we are going we will have to dig bigger grave plots and it seems safe to say we are eating ourselves to death. Time has a big impact on how I eat, sometimes I may have time to eat breakfast in the morning before I leave for school other times I have no time at all and have to buy something quick like juice and a granola bar. I work also during the evening and after working eight hours food is usually the last thing on my mind. If I do have time to eat my family is a very old style family I would say, my father brings home the ingredients and my mother begins to cook them once all the cooking is done we usually eat dinner as a family. Other times my parents do come home very tired and aren’t going to cook so they send me to get food for the entire family because its quicker and will take less than 15 minutes to get enough food to feed a family of four. As for Americans it may be very different. Some families have fewer stay-at-home parents that have time to make meals out of scratch so if both parents are coming home from long…

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