Takeaway food or (fast food) is a word that we hear a lot at the present time, as it is a meal that is prepared in a short period of time, and fast food is one of the most widespread food habits these days and is called (takeaway) for its speed of preparation, and more than and is served It was bought by young people and students of universities and institutes, until it began to attract children of all ages and flock to it, especially in light of the presence of different restaurants and their spread in all regions, whether international ones or local or popular restaurants.

Fast food between supporters and opponents

Fast food has become a haven for many people, as it has a delicious taste and has the ability to satisfy all tastes, and it is served at parties and events, whether for adults or children, and fast food has many types and flavors, so today it has become the most present in menus, and the most famous among people and among Food seekers, but the meals were not approved by everyone, so doctors and nutrition experts warn against eating fast food, and stress not to eat it in abundance, especially for people who are used to eating it on a daily or almost daily basis.

Fast food damage

_ Fast food contains a large percentage of fats and proteins that lead to obesity for those who eat it frequently at all times

_ Those who eat fast food are more likely to develop cancerous tumors.

_ Diabetes is one of the most common diseases that come as a result of eating fast food and soft drinks

_ Eating fast food causes atherosclerosis, heart disease, and vascular diseases

_ Eating fast food causes anemia and general weakness in the body as a result of the food not containing the important nutrients for building the body.

_ As a result of not knowing the sources of these meals, these foods may be unclean, and with the presence of a high percentage of fat in them, they cause diseases of the digestive system, most notably stomach germs, infections, ulcers of the stomach and colon.

To avoid all of these previously mentioned damages and to make fast food healthy, we must follow the following.

_ It is possible with some simple changes to transform fast food from harmful to healthy and make it better and more suitable for health. When ordering pizza, for example, it is possible to choose types that consist of larger quantities of vegetables and smaller quantities of meat and cheese, and that the pizza dough be thin in order to try to reduce the calories of the pizza .

_ It is also possible to use brown bread as a substitute for white bread, and ask for a small size of the meal, and also avoid everything that is fried such as potatoes, and of course reduce soft drinks, and replace them with fresh fruits and juices, and eat more fresh vegetables, and it is enough to eat only two meals a week .

The benefits of fast food

1- Fast food is convenient, as healthy foods can be chosen through takeaway restaurants located everywhere, with minimal effort and time.

2- The cost of meals is low, as the places to prepare these foods work to attract customers by reducing prices.

3- Calorie control: Some restaurants write the number of calories on all foods, which enables a person to control the calories of the foods he eats and reduce calories in order to avoid diseases caused by excess calories.

Does fast food affect society?

Yes, fast food has an impact on society, increasing its popularity and eating it increases the rates of  overweight and obesity and obesity in society for adults, youth and children, which increases serious diseases in society, despite doctors always educating and warning them against eating fast food, and trying to educate people to improve However, the preoccupation of people with their work makes them eat outside the home a lot, and thus increases the damage and negative effects on the health care system, and among its negative effects is that it causes the family to separate and not gather them on one food trip, so every member of the family eats a quick meal outside the home Thus, they do not congregate.

Tips for eating healthy meals

Some tips that help you benefit from healthy eating while enjoying eating it.

1- Eat foods rich in nutrients

2- Maintaining an appropriate weight

3- Eat whole grains, vegetables and fruits in abundance

4- Regularity in eating meals.

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