McDonald’s Do you know a person who has never been to McDonald’s? McDonald’s is the leading global food service retailer serving millions of people in more than 100 countries each day. McDonald’s restaurants sell what is called “fast” or “junk” food – hamburgers, chips and so on. Such food is very popular, especially with children and teenagers.
I like the holiday atmosphere of McDonald’s. There I can relax, enjoy the food and celebrate some event with my friends and relatives. Personally, I adore hamburgers, cheeseburgers, apple pies, muffins and fruit cocktails. This food is tasty, cheap and ubiquitous. What is more, going to McDonald’s saves much time and effort. Besides, I don’t have to go to a supermarket, prepare meals and wash the dishes when I eat out.
But experts say that fast food makes people overweight and even obese and elevates the risk of diabetes and cancer. If your food includes hamburgers, chips, hot dogs, pizzas and fizzy drinks like Coke, Pepsi, Sprite and others, you are facing a serious problem threatening your health. Such food is full of chemical additives. For example, a can of Coke contains about eight teaspoons of sugar and artificial sweeteners. Moreover, there is a risk of food poisoning.
Harm or harmless..? Personally, I try not to buy GM food as there is no scientific conclusion so far to prove its safety for human consumption. We don’t know what unforeseen consequences there might be. I prefer not to risk my health because scientists are not sure if GM food is absolutely harmless or not.
Negative influence of GM However, a lot of people are not worried about the negative influence of GM food on their health. Besides, producers of this food say that it has a number of advantages in terms of price, durability and nutritional value. They also say there is no risk to human health, although possible side effects connected with the use of GM products have not been studied.