The Popularity of Fast Food Essay by supercalifragilistic

The Popularity of Fast Food
An examination of the reasons for the popularity of fast food restaurants in America.
# 97172 | 960 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 24, 2007 in Medical and Health (Nutrition and Exercise) , Nutrition (Food) , Sociology (General)


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This paper describes why Americans enjoy fast food so much, despite the many problems associated with its consumption. The author reviews Morgan Spurlock's 2004 documentary "Supersize Me" to illustrate the popularity of fast food restaurants. The paper gives several reasons why fast food is so popular, which include its tastiness convenience, and low cost. The paper concludes by discussing some of the health risks associated with a diet based on fast food.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Barboza, David. (5 Aug 2003). "Fast Food Industry Zeroes In On Children International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 3 Apr 2007 at http://www.rense.com/general39/fast.htm
  • Schlosser, Eric. (3 Sept 1998). "Fast-Food Nation: The True Cost of America's Diet." Rolling Stone. Issue 794. Retrieved 3 Apr 2007 at http://www.mcspotlight.org/media/press/rollingstone1.html
  • "Supersize Me." (2005). Directed by Morgan Spurlock.
  • White, Sarah. (2006). "Fast Food: is Bigger Better? Retrieved 3 Apr 2007 at http://googolplex.cuna.org/21373/ajsmall/story.html?doc_id=691

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