Junk Food Should Be Banned Essay

1027 Words Apr 26th, 2016 5 Pages
Junk food should be banned from every school in America”

Junk food should be banned from every schools. Banning junk food in school will lead to children making healthier choices, solve the obesity problem, and solve teenage depression. School is the place where every student from such a young age needs to learn how to make right decisions about their eating behaviors. We should teach children to develop a healthy lifestyle from the very beginning. As we know, that school is where children spend most of their time, therefore, it should be a place where every student learn to eat healthy food instead of junk food. What are we having for the breakfast? Processed food. Todays school are serving students processed food which requires minimum effort and less time to prepare. They do not care what is in those processed food. Students are served unhealthy breakfast and lunch for instance mash potatoes, pizza, French fries, and burger. French fries consider vegetable and chocolate milk, which contains as much sugar as in a regular pop is considered healthy choice. If that wasn’t enough our school has snack store that where they sell chips and other sugary products; and vending machine that contains candy bars and carbonated drinks. This food contains high amount of sugar, sodium, saturated fats, low amount of fibers, and calcium. We are feeding students simply what some big companies decided to put in their processed junk. We should completely stop eating this type of food and…

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