The Effects Of Fast Food On Healthy Food Essays

1204 Words Dec 26th, 2015 5 Pages
Andrew got a job and his own apartment, he is happy because now he can eat whatever he wants without his parents telling him what to do. Andrew did not care about healthy food so for months now he has been eating fast food for all of his meals without much exercise because of his work. He is starting to noticed a 20 pound weight gain so he tries to find time to exercise a little but sadly cannot. Another three years pass and Andrew did not change his eating habits at all and gained 86 pounds more, he found it harder to do his everyday tasks while randomly have heart aches. Then while he was working he noticed his left arm was tingling, shortly after he is having a heart attack! His co workers run towards him and rush him to the nearest hospital. Fortunately his heart went back into normal rhythm then he listens to his doctor. The doctor explained to him that Fast food has caused him to be obese, Obesity could lead to another heart attack which may kill him if he does not stop his fast food addiction which is mostly fat and grease with a load of calories in every bite. Fast food has major effects on a person 's health and has a lot to deal with the effects on your body, illnesses, and addiction. Fast food affects a person in many ways such as weight gain (Ebbeling). Today one in five children in the United States are Obese (Dietz). This is a rising statistic in today 's world of increasing fast food availability and advertisement. Obesity increases the chance of a heart…

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