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26th September 2007 Newspaper Article When it comes to food today, Britain is fast becoming known for being unhealthy. There are so many junk food restaurants and people are finding it very difficult to turn them down. All of their "money off " offers are making it hard for people to resist. Also, children are begging their parents if they can go to these places, just so that they can get the toys that come with kids meals. Everywhere you look you can see a fast food restaurant or something advertising them, and quite frankly it's making people sick. Years ago, parents wouldn't even entertain the ideaof taking their children to a fast food restaurant because everything used to be homemade. ...read more.


In reality they are just paying more for the same product that you would probably get half the price in Tesco's or Sainsbury's. They are just wasting their money. Some people can't even be bothered to go to get their food. Indian and Chinese restaurants deliver to your door and some people even do their weekly shopping at Tesco's or Sainsbury's without even leaving their house. All they do is go and sit at a computer and pick what they want from the store and then they get someone to come and deliver it to your door. Are we getting really lazy? Or are we just getting pre-occupied by other things? When you go into a supermarket all you can see is pre-packed meals because it is so much easier for parents to do instead of cooking things from scratch. ...read more.


It appears that there is nothing parents can do about it. The only good thing you can really say about fast food restaurants is that it gets children to sit at a table, but you can't really call it table manners because you've no other choice but to eat with your fingers, because there are no knives or forks. These days children snack a lot between meals and it's not always a piece of fruit. It's usually a chocolate bar or a packet of crisps and we wonder why the obisity rate is becoming a big problem Britain really needs to look at what is happening to them. Do we really want to be the most obese country in the world? ....Most probably not. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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