Daily Life - Junk Food (C0200)

A:  I'm hungry, let's grab a bite to eat.
B:  Sure! How about we go home and prepare a couple of sandwiches?
A:  Nah! Let's go get a burger and fries.
B:  All you ever do is have unhealthy fast food Pizza, fries, burgers and hot dogs! You have to start eating better!
A:  What are you talking about? I have salads sometimes.
B:  Yeah right! I'm serious! You should also cut down on your sugar intake as well. You drink carbonated drinks that are high in fructose syrup! It's really not healthy!
A:  Fine! I'll start drinking and having home cooked meals that are low in fat. Are you happy now?
B:  It's a start, but I'll be happy when I see you stick to your promise!

Key Vocabulary

grab a biteget food that can be eaten quickly
all you ever dosomething frequently done
cut downreduce the amount taken or used
how aboutwhat do you think
stick tocontinue doing (something)

Supplementary Vocabulary

Caloriea unit of energy
Saturated FatA fat that consists of triglycerides containing only saturated fatty acid radicals.
FiberAn indigestible portion of plant foods having two main components
ServingA specific amount or portion of food or liquids
Obesecondition of having excess body fat,to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life

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