Fast Food And Snack Companies Essay

2476 Words Apr 14th, 2016 10 Pages
Many college students around the country can agree that when you are in a rush and hungry there just are not many options but to eat a snack or fast food. Usually these snacks or fast food options you choose may not offer the most nutritional value for your body but at that given moment of time it is tough to say no to these unhealthy options because you really do not have a choice. I used to be the perfect example of this type of person who just did not care if I eat something unhealthy during a period of rush because I did not want to take my time preparing something since I was very busy. This became a serious problem for me during my first two years at Fresno State, but I overcame these tendencies over the past year and I will like to discuss how these companies trapped students like me, what were the negative affects of eating this way, and how I overcame it. Fast Food/snack companies are smart in the aspect that they know where to place their restaurants so they can target people like me, who are usually always in a rush. If you look at Fresno State for example all the main fast places are in the heart of the campus, A.K.A the Satellite Student Union. Most students through out the day will walk through that vicinity and a lot of them will decide to have their meal there. Vending machine companies also place their machines in well-known areas such as the end of many of the major building halls on campus. So as you are walking out of class and get a little…

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