Speech Fast Food Essay examples

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Persuasive speech outline
Eating Fast Food
Introduction
Relevance: You all have probably experienced fast food sometime throughout your life.

Credibility: The first thing that comes to mind when mentioning fast food is greasy, oily, unhealthy garb, yet most of us consume junk food on a daily basis anyway. There are over 300,000 different fast food restaurants in the US. People frequent them because of convenience (quick and usually cheap). In such a fast-paced society, people are eating more fast food than ever before (Stefanov, Sebastien).

Purpose: To persuade people not to eat fast food.

Preview: I am now going to inform you about what fast food is, what a typical meal contains, why fast food is unhealthy.

Body
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The effects of fast food include nutritional deficiencies, obesity, increased cholesterol levels, cardiac problems and many other threatening heath hazards (Manohar, Uttara).

c. Eating fast foods can also lead to an unhealthy lifestyle.

d. Eating fast food and leading a sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity. Obesity leads to other complications like increase in the cholesterol level, blocking of the arteries, the increased risk of coronary diseases, in addition to the general physical discomfort posed by the extra weight. Fast food is also addictive and hence it is very difficult to give up on their greasy and fatty foods and carbonated drinks and switch to healthier options (Manohar, Uttara).

Transition sentence: Fast food can cause many concerns to your body and lead to a unhealthy life.

Summary: Overall, fast food can damage your health and shorten your life. Eating fast food can lead to clogged arteries, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and many other health concerns you could not even think of.

Concluding Device: If you are on the road, and want to stop to get a bite to eat, try to protect your health and not eat fast food.

Works Cited Sam Ali - Apr, and 2010. "What Is Fast Food? - DiversityInc.com." DiversityInc - Cultural Diversity - Diversity

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