|Essay Sample 14 |
Comment on the following statement:
| Fast food is very popular among teenagers. However, many experts consider fast food harmful.... |
What is your opinion? Do you agree with this statement?
Some people think that fast food is not really harmful for teens, whereas others say that it is really dangerous for health.
I think that fast food is not very harmful. First of all, teenagers nowadays are very busy with plenty of homework and studies. I am sure it is better to eat something that is not really healthy than to remain hungry. Second, there are different kinds of fast food and not all is unhealthy. You can have salads, desserts or bakery that are not fried in oil and feel pretty good after it.
At the same time there are people who say that if teens eat fast food regularly they can get chronic diseases that are hard to cure.
In my opinion these people have a point. If young people eat fast food often they will indeed spoil their health. However, I do not think we should blame teenagers for their addiction to fast food. Sometimes they have so much work to do that they just do not have any time to eat quality food. Personally, I do believe that to stay hungry is far worse.
In conclusion, I would like to say that fast food is not meant to be eaten everyday. One can ruin his or her health in many ways and fast-food is not an exception. In my opinion, youngsters should be aware of fast food's potential longterm harmfulness and it is advisable to minimize eating it. Nevertheless, in case of emergency it can be eaten, since it is better than starving.
Read by Neil Geitz