In: Social Issues

Submitted By franciele
Words 1203
Pages 5
April 28, 2016
Persuasive Speech - Fast Food

General Function: To persuade
Specific Purpose: After my speech you will further understand why fast food is bad for your health, what is hide from you, and why they should avoid fast food overall.
Central idea: The fast food industry grew affecting the life of small ranchers, corrupting the government, spreading diseases, causing and obesity epidemic putting lives in dangerous to increase their profits.

I. Introduction

Who is really paying for the hamburger that you ate in the fast food? Do you think that this hamburger just cost 3 dollars? Who is paying for the rest of your bill?
And I have more one question for you
How much is a human life worth? 480? That’s how much IBP (Mc Donald’s supplier) was fined for conditions in their plant that led to the death of several workers.

A. A lot of Americans resort to eating fast food because it has become one of the easiest ways to get food when we are in a hurry however do we now what we are eating? With the popularity of fast food chains increasing drastically in the past 15 to 20 years, people’s waistlines and health problems have also been increasing.

II. Body:
A. First, I am going to show you why it is such a problem in America by showing you some facts about the impact of fast food in your body and your lifestyle you and from your kids.
1. According to Schlosser, the fast food industry has negatively changed the way Americans eat. Many busy Americans eat fast food on the go in their vehicles. They are too busy to prepare healthy foods at home. Pulling over on the side of the freeway after work is much easier than getting home and cooking from scratch. It's less time consuming and inexpensive. We are now suffering health issues that are taking lives in the United States, and we are sadly starting to teach our children to eat fast and cheap…...