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1. What food may be considered as risky food?
2. How can British children lose weight?
3. Why do the British have weight problems?
4. What dangerous disease is connected with food?
5. What is the secret of a balanced diet?
6. Why are fast food restaurants so populär?
7. Why does the consumption of fast food lead to health problems?
A. Weight problems among children in Britain are increasing. More and more children are over their ideal weight. Obese children are often bullied at school and may have health problems on too much junk food, Computer games and TV. So the first Britain’s camp for obese children has been opened. Each moming at the camp, the children do three hours of activities like football, hockey and rugby. After lunch they have lessons on nutrition and cooking. Most kids leave the camp feeling healthier and happier than before.
D. Do you know a person who has never eaten fast food? Many restaurants seil what is callcd “fast” or “junk” food – hamburgers, chips and so on. This food is tasty and cheap. Such food is very populär, especially with children and teenagers. What is more, fast food saves much time and effort for busy working people. People don’t have to go to a supermarket, prepare meals and wash the dishes when they eat out. However, many experts say that fast food is not healthy.
C. 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.
D. Food poisoning is a common, distressing and somctimes life-threatening problem for millions of people throughout the world. Food poisoning is when someone gets sick from eating food or drink that has gone bad or is contaminated by bacteria. Depending on the type of infection, people can even die as a result of food poisoning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 16 million people in Britain become ill from the food they eat, and about 1,000 of them die every year.
E. People today are probably more concemed about food than ever before. We worry about eating foods that contain too much fat and so we cut down on things like meat, bread, potatoes and dairy products. The problem is that we may also be cutting out good sources of iron or other vitamins and minerals. Suddenly we Start feeling tired and irritable. Eating well does not mean that you should cut out all your favourite foods; it just means eating sensibly and trying to avoid too much fast food.
F. Genetically modified crops have been developed by changing the plant’s genetic structure in order to help the plant resist against different diseases or produce larger harvest. However, there is no scientific conclusion so far to prove the safety of GM foods for humans. We don’t know what unforeseen consequences there might be. Most people prefer not to risk their health because scientists are not sure if GM food is absolutely harmless or not.
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