Fast Food timeline

  • Attitudes

    Mattison, Jan. Helmersson, Helge. "Eating fast food: attitudes of high school students". International Journal of Consumer Studies. 31.1 (2007) p117-121 Print Via Web, September 10, 2014. The findings of this study shows the 2007 opinions on fast food in Sweden. Not surprisingly, the high school students there had no problems differentiating between the good and bad of fast food. Women in the study focused on the fast food in a food-chain context, whilst males simply focused on the conveinence
  • Predictions!

    Rosenheck, R. "Fast Food consumption and increased caloric intake: a systematic review of a Trajectory towards weight gain and obesity risk." Obesity Reviews 9.6 (2008) p535-547 Print via Web September 10, 2014. Although further study is required to access the kid side of it, there is sufficient evidence to suggest a direct association between weight gain and fast food consumption.
  • Proximity!

    Davis, Brennan. "Proximity of Fast-Food Restaurants to Schools and Adolescent Obesity". American Journal of Public Health 99.3 (2009) p505-510 Print via Web September 9 2014 It was shown that exposure to low quality fast foods has significant effects upon the pattern of eating and health in kids, most importantly, the presence of obese children.
  • The Relationship!

    Marlow, Michael L. "The Relationship between fast food and obesity" Applied Economics Letters 19.16 p1633-1637 (Nov. 2012) Print via Web. September 9, 2014 A debate, in which the conclusive evidence shows that the prevalence of fast food has little do with weight gain on the whole of the US
  • Connection!

    Schrempf, Judith. "A Social Connection Approach to Corporate Responisibility: The Case of the Fast-Food Industry and Obesity".
    Business and Society 53.2 (Mar2014) p300-332 September 9, 2014 Focuses on the social aspects, and pushes in the concept of Corporate responsibility.
  • Access!

    James, Peter. Arcaya, Mariana. Parker, Devin. Tucker-Seely, Reginald. Subramanian, S. "Do minority and poor neighborhoods have higher access to fast food restaurants in the United States?" Health and Place. 29 p10-17 Print via Web September 9, 2014 In the end game, Poverty itself was not independently associated with fast food access, whilst the relationship between fast food access and culture came out to be the larger aspect. This in turn, was largely suspected to have an influence on obesity.