17. Not-so-happy Meals

John is a busy lawyer, whose whole day around two things: work and his two daughters. the two things often proves to be very , so John spends most of his day in rush to do everything he needs to do, get everywhere he needs to be. With such hectic schedule, it is common to find John his children in line at a McDonald's drive-thru, for some burgers, fries, and shakes.

"I know food isn't the healthiest thing I could give daughters," admits John. "But it's the most convenient around when we're in a rush. Plus, it them happy." Unfortunately, this attitude towards the unhealthiness fast food is one that so many parents the U.S. hold, and it is easy to why.

Nowadays, nearly every single city in America equipped with its own McDonald's. In Los Angeles , it can sometimes feel like there is one every other corner when you're driving around. As this didn't already make it hard enough for to avoid, McDonald's targets their famous "Happy Meals" children so that every time they drive by giant golden arches, children demand to go inside get a new toy with their meal.

Although may be very hard for parents to have meal options for their children, doing so is necessity that this country can no longer ignore. consuming fast food is becoming a norm in society and is resulting in millions of people from obesity and diabetes for the rest of lives. Instead of teaching children that it is to give in to the temptation of a greasy meal, parents should get their children into habit of healthy eating everywhere they go. In end, children will be more thankful for living , healthy, and happy lives, than for getting a toy in a cardboard box.