Effects of Junk Food Persuasive Essay. Introduction. Junk food is a slang term used to describe food that has low or no content of nutritional value. The food has high contents of fat, sugar, salt and calories. Junk food consists of such food as fried fast foods, snacks, gums, candy, and also carbonated beverages such as sodas. Highly processed.
Fast foods have several side effects. The most immediate affect is on the energy levels that reach its peak on eating of junk food. The temptation to have more as one eats a quick snack is a result of this spike in energy levels. The energy levels sometimes remain high and cause sleep disorders. Drowsiness sets in and the ability to concentrate.