1.Pan, An, Vasanti Malik, and Frank B. Hu. “Exporting Diabetes to Asia: The Impact of Western-Style Fast Food.” Circulation. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 26 Oct. 2015.
Background: The article talks about the impact of western-style Fast Food. It goes into depth the impact of globalization. The article talks about how many fast food chains have been popping up all over Asian countries. The article states that obesity and type 2 diabetes have truly become global problems.
How I used it: The article goes in depth on how many people are now being diagnosed with different health issues, and I used the statements to show my readers the negative impacts of Fast Food. The article also states statistics about the expected number of people that will have certain health problems that I will use to show the readers what will become of this world.
2.“‘Globesity’: US Junk Food Industry Tips Global Scales.” RT English. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Oct. 2015.
Background: The article talks about the increasing obesity rate around the world. The article uses statistics to show how bad things have risen since the introduction of Fast Food.
How I used it: I used the statistics in this article to show how quickly health issues have gotten worse. I also used certain facts from the website to back up my thesis.
3.”The History of McD’s.” The History of McD’s. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Nov. 2015.
Background: The website talks all about the history of Mcdonalds as a corporation. The article goes in depth on the history and how they started all the way up until present day.
How I used it: I used this website to show how Mcdonalds have evolved over the years. I used the source to show the readers how McDonalds have dominated land all over the year. I used statistics from the website to show exactly how many buildings have been built since the corporation started.
4.Eatocracy Editors. “5@5 – The Truth about Mexican Food.” Http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2011/08/24/55-the-truth-about-mexican-food/. N.p., Aug.-Sept. 2011. Web. 2 Nov. 2015.
Background: The source talks about the colorful diet of Mexico. It goes in depth of the culture rich food and talks about the misconceptions about Mexican Cuisine.
How I used: I used this source to show to my readers the cuisine of the area. I wanted to use some examples of the culture rich foods and show readers that the fast food chains are taking away the home cooked meals.
5.”How Excess Weight Affects Your Health.” http://www.helpguide.org/harvard/how-excess-weight-affects-your-health.htm. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2015.
Background: The source talks about the negative side effects of gaining weight. The source talks about the correlation between gaining weight and the risk a person is at for developing diseases. The source also talks about a study that was put together to have statistics on the issue.
How I used: I used this to backup my information between people gaining weight from fast food and the risk they put their bodies at for developing diseases.
6.”Diabetes: The Cost of Diabetes.” http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs236/en/. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2015.
Background: The article talks about the real cost of being diagnosed with diabetes. The article shows also how difficult or expensive it is for families. The website also states how many people are being diagnosed with this disease. The source also goes on to talk about prevention.
How I used it: I used this source to show to my readers that when a body is introduced to the fast food culture, diabetes can be the conclusion. It is to back up the financial burden it puts on someone’s life.
7.”Negative Effects of Fast Foods.” LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM, 14 Apr. 2015. Web. 24 Nov. 2015.
Background: The source goes in depth on what is in the fast food items. It also talks about the health problems that stem from overweight and obesity.
How I used: I used this source to show my readers the negative aspects of fast food. Also I used this source to show my readers what actually goes into the food that people are putting into their bodies.
8.”Indians Develop Taste for the Big Mac.” CNBC. N.p., 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 09 Nov. 2015.
Background: The source talks about how India was at first holding back letting fast food into their land, but now they are letting them in. The source shows how much money is being spent at these fast food restaurants.
How I used it: I took statistics from this source to show how many restaurants are being built and the money being spent there, and crossed it with another source to show that while increased spending is also affecting their diet and health. I used the source to show a correlation between the negative health effects and the amount of money spent on fast food.
9.”Mexico.” OECD Better Life Index. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Nov. 2015
Background: The source states the average incomes for Mexico. The source also talks about other aspects of life, including employment. The source talks about the day in and day out basic life.
How I used it: I used this source to make a correlation between the low income of Mexico and the raising cost of medication for diabetes.
10.Stumpe, Ramona. “Impact of McDonalds.” The Impact of McDonald‘s McDonalds- The Impact on Us, Our Society and the Environment (n.d.): n. pag. Impact of Mcdonalds- Impact on Us, Our Society and the Environment. 2012. Web. 24 Nov. 2015.
Background: The essay goes way into depth about everything negative McDonald’s brings to the table. It talks about how the food doesn’t break down as it should, the environmental damage, and the health issues that come from McDonald’s.
How I used it: I used this essay to back up my research to show my readers that fast food can only be negative. I used it to show facts to my readers about the negative health effects it will have one someone’s life.