№54 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 54
b. Read the text again and answer the questions.
1. What happens if you eat fast food very often? 2. What health problems does fast food lead to? 3. Why is fast food dangerous for your health?
Read the article and find the most serious reasons why fast food may be dangerous.
Fast food can be a delicious silent killer
Our world is very fast. It's getting faster and faster. People don't have enough time for doing important things. This also includes cooking and eating food. Fast food is easy and convenient. It takes less time to get it and many people like its taste. But many people are overweight and don't understand why. The role of fast food in being overweight is very important. Food has a lot of additives if it is not home cooked. Foods like pastas, pizzas, burgers look nice and taste nice because of artificial colours, flavourings and preservatives.
However it is important to understand that though fast food looks so nice and tasty it may be dangerous for your health. Fast food, if eaten often, can lead to obesity and other problems. A typical meal from a fast food restaurant, say a serving of fries and a cheeseburger, amount to about 1,000 calories. This is about half of the recommended dietary allowance.
Fast food is highly unhealthy and can never give the nutrients and vitamins of a healthy home-cooked meal. Fast food is inexpensive because it is usually made with cheaper ingredients such as high fat meat, refined grains, and sugar and fats, instead of nutritious foods such as lean meats,