Essay on Junk Food Should Be Banned From Schools

1045 Words Feb 24th, 2016 5 Pages
Junk food is something that many people would like to expunge from schools. Although it is good and bad in both ways, but people and parents mainly see that it’s bad as well with me. In fact theirs even a program called “The National School Lunch Program” that helps provide inexpensive and free school lunch for many kids that can’t afford their lunch and junk food. Their for that is another reason why many parents believe that junk food should be banned from schools it’s not fair for the kids that can’t afford junk food. Right now junk food is food that is calorie-dense and also nutrient poor. Junk food really plays a major role in the obesity as well. Also I have researched that by the year of 2050, the rate of obesity in the U.S is expected to reach 42 percent, according to the researchers at Harvard University. Also it also says that children who eat fast food as a regular part of their diets consume more fat, carbohydrates and processed sugar and less fiber then those who do not eat fast food regularly. Junk food also accounts as 187 extra calories per day in a children diet, which later on gets them leading to 6 additional pounds of weight gain per year. A big thing that goes around now days because of junk food is obesity. Obesity can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and many other chronic health conditions. Junk food can also affect your body and mind in negative ways it’s just something that’s really bad for us yet people still don’t apprehend…

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