Fast food

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Fast food:

Fast food Fast food (also known as Quick Service Restaurant or QSR within the industry itself) is the term given to food that can be prepared and served very quickly.

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While any meal with low preparation time can be considered to be fast food, typically the term refers to food sold in a restaurant or store with preheated or precooked ingredients, and served to the customer in a packaged form for take-out/take-away.

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The term "fast food" was recognized in a dictionary by Merriam–Webster in 1951


History The concept of ready-cooked food for sale is closely connected with urban development. In Ancient Rome cities had street stands that sold bread and wine.

Fast Food Effects on Health :

Fast Food Effects on Health In today's age of convenience, fast food needs no introduction. Everyone from a 2-year-old toddler to a 60-year-old grandpa seems to be enjoying it every chance they get. why ?

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It's delicious, it's filling , is really affordable , and readily available just any time of the day , being only a drive through phone call away . fast food is all good tasting , except that it is not nutritionally balanced and, therefore, unhealthy in the long run if consumed on a regular basis.

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Fast food is loaded with calories from refined sugar and fats (especially, the artery-clogging saturated and hydrogenated fats, which are repeatedly reheated to high temperatures for frying purposes). It is also very high in sodium, coming from common salt and other additives.

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On top of all this, fast food is deficient in dietary fiber and essential micro-nutrients like vitamins and minerals. To make matters worse, heaps of fast food are normally guzzled down with gallons of sugar-rich colas which many fast-food restaurants serve free with food as an incentive.

To make a long story short :

To make a long story short All this results in piling up of unused empty calories in the body, which get stored as body fat till one day you look in the mirror and realize that your great figure has been replaced by this creature in the mirror.

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But that's not the end of the story, it's just the beginning “ consuming too much fast food not only turns a handsome guy into an unsightly obese man, it is a big health hazard too . it is a major risk factor for a large number of deadly diseases like hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, and even many types of cancers.

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Recent scientific studies have shown that high-calorie foods rich in fats, refined sugar and salt could reconfigure the hormones in the body in such a way that they make you crave for such foods and always leave you asking for more.

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yes, fast food is kind of addictive; you get hooked on to it and continue consuming it in an uncontrolled way in spite of knowing that it is unhealthy. The more you consume, the more difficult it is for you to opt for healthy foods.

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The situation is worse in case of children who from a very young age get hooked on fast food. Making them change their food habits from fatty and sweet foods and develop a taste for health-promoting fruits and vegetables is a task easier said than done. Such children would grow up to be obese adults who have never felt the advantages of being a healthy weight.

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Remember Fast food is any food that is quick, convenient, and often inexpensive. Fast food is usually high in fat, calories, cholesterol, and sodium. Too much fast food can lead to health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity.

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fast food is inexpensive because it is usually made with cheaper ingredients such as high fat meat, refined grains, and added sugar and fats, instead of nutritious foods such as lean meats, fresh fruits, and vegetables.

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consuming fast food on a regular basis leads to many health hazards. But bringing about changes in eating habits is not easy.

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