Read some advantages and disadvantages of junk food and look for some extra information on the internet. Form two groups – one group which is in favour of junk food and another that is against. Introduce your arguments for and against fast food in the class.
Michael Jacobson, a director of Centre for Science in the Public interest, from Washington was the first person to introduce the term junk food in 1972. He wanted to make people aware of the harmful effects of junk food and try to encourage people to eat a well-balanced diet. Junk food is the food that is low in nutritional value This is processed or ready-prepared food that people eat instead of or in addition to well-balanced meals. There are arguments in favour of junk food but on the other hand there are some drawbacks that should be taken into consideration.