Healthy Food Vs Junk Food Essay

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A cheeseburger contains 260 calories compared with a salad that contains 100 calories. When we compare healthy food and junk food there are huge differences. Junk food looks much more delicious than healthy food. It is true that junk food contains; a lot of sugar, oil, fats but the consumers nowadays prefers junk food to healthier food. On the other hand, Some people who spend most of their time at work; it easier for them to choose fast food. While fast food contains less nutrients and more about calories, healthy food contains fresh products rich in nutrients. Whereas some parents are struggling with their children to change their habits from eating fast food to healthy food. Parents are trying to replace fast food with healthy food to avoid health problems. Also, some people are comparing healthy food and fast food if there are a difference or not. The differences between junk food and healthy food are strong. Whereas, the similarities are limited. In this essay I will compare the healthy food and junk food in price, time spend on preparation, and nutritional value. A clear difference between healthy food and junk food is the …show more content…
For example, when we cook healthy food it takes between 40-60 minutes. While taking the ready food it takes; 3-5 minutes. In addition, we will take a lot of time at the grocery looking for healthy food and read how many calorie on the food. On the other hand, it is easy to choose the fast food, because everyone knows it. That is the reason of Americans buy fast food more than healthy food. Nowadays people are busy at work and they do not have enough time to cook for an hour. Therefore, people are selecting fast food. On the other hand, all of these things are excuses and they are not acceptable. As Vanderkam (2012) says, Some people always claim we do not have enough time, but that is not true. They just say that for exceptions if we think about it for a

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