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Fast food is the modern style of feeding in all ages ranging from two years to sixty years old (Hogan, 57). However it contains high levels of calories from refined fats and sugar in the artery clogging saturated and hydrogenated fat, that are repeatedly heated to high temperatures for the frying purposes. The topic is pertinent to research on and provides fundamental information on the food related issues (Jakle, 46). Fast foods act as the easiest way to dieting because of the readymade food. It has adverse health aspects and threats to human health (Jakle, 56). Fast food has challenges to human health and may have result in illnesses at different ages of life. It is high in sodium that comes from common salt and additives (Schlosser, 78). In addition, fast food is deficient in dietary fibre and important micronutrients like vitamins and minerals (Levinstein, 23).

Research Questions

  • ØWhat are the effects of first foods on human health?
  • ØHow does fast food affect the cooking and eating behaviour of individuals?
  • ØAre here benefits of first foods in enhancing nutritional content of a meal?
  • ØWhat causes the change from whole diets to fast foods among households?

Research Plan

The research plan entails the initial conceptualization of the research topic for further studies. The topic is refined and it is followed by the development of the proposal writing (Hogan, 57). Upon approval or modification of the proposal, literature review is the next stage from academic and up to date resources. This precedes development of questionnaires. Data collection both secondary and primary sources of data are key in hypothesis testing (Jakle 2001). A discussion of data analysis guides and explains key findings and results in reports writing and presentation in the research report.

Works cited

Hogan, David. Selling 'em by the Sack: White Castle and the Creation of American Food.

 New York: New York University Press, 1997. Print

Jakle, John. Fast Food: Roadside Restaurants in the Automobile Age. Schweras: Johns

            Hopkins University Press, 2001. Print

Levinstein, Harvey. Paradox of Plenty: a Social History of Eating in Modern America.

 Berkeley: University of California, 2003. Print

Schlosser, Eric, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Houghton:

  Mifflin Company, 2001.  Print

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