Racff- Raising Awareness of Consuming Fast-Food

Who We Are?

Have ever thought that consuming fast foods and carbonic drinks are harming your health? The result from our researches clearly shows that they have bad effects on the consumers. So, what should be done to reduce the harm effect of fast foods and carbonic drinks?


As our aim of the IGCSE global perspectives project, we decided to raise awareness of consuming fast foods and carbonic drinks by people. So that people consume them knowing the consequences of them. Racff, which is the name of our research group. We will be raising awareness of how harmful it is to consume fast food & carbonic drinks. Our wide range of researches found out that consuming fast food & carbonic drinks have affected the lives of vast amount of people.


It is essential to be highly acknowledged by the food and drinks younger people consume and because it is necessary to gain nutrients that help them to function everyday as well as to prevent incurable diseases such as cancer.



Fast foods tend to be high in calories, fat, salt, and sugar, - when consumed in excess, can be associated with obesityhigh blood pressureType 2 diabetes, and heart disease, among other health risks. The global industry of fast food worth about 550 billion and it has expanded by 3.5 % from 2009 to 2014. There are about 50 million Americans who eat fast food every day.

According to National Center for Health Statistics data in 2013, an average US adult consumed 11.3 % of their diet calories from fast food, while an American spends roughly $1,200 on fast food annually and it is about $12.50 spent per meal. Adolescents all around the world aged between 12 to 19 consumed twice as many calories from fast food and as a matter of fact fast food does not provide a balanced diet, so in consequence children and teenagers from countries such as USA, Germany, France and Belgium or any other country with a higher rate of fast food consumption face a lot of problems regarding young people. On the other hand, the UK shows a 34% increase in fast food outlets from 2010 to 2019.


What is the Danger?

Fast foods and soft drinks mainly contain harmful amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, caffeine, and other substance. They contain extra amounts of these substances in these foods, which can cause heart problems, dehydration, headaches, insomnia, high blood pressure and harmful acids that can harm the bones and especially the removal of tooth enamel. Fats, sugars and a lot of 

sodium alters the taste of fast food which makes them tastier. In contrast, overuse of sodium can be dangerous for your body which will interfere with blood pressure and lead problems for your heart. Excess fat on fast foods may cause weight gain and lead to obesity, a major issue with fast foods. This might affect the respiratory and circulatory system in your body.

What We Did?

For further information regarding our research, we did a survey about consumption of fast food and carbonic drinks.

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Around The World

Germany is a country where most people are about the nutrients that they get from eating proper healthy food although they admit that most of their diets consist of fast food.
According to thelocal.de a survey conducted on people under the age of 25 provided conclusions
that 80 percent of the people ate vegetables while 74 percent of women and 52 percent of men
were convinced that their diet was healthy.
Germany as fast food can cause health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure and


Eshan Jayanidu

Australia is one of the countries who is highly concerned about the consumption of fast food. GLOBE (Global Obesity Centre) ranked Australia’s 11 largest fast-food restaurants based on their commitment. They have started to introduce healthier eating and to stop obesity. A survey result by Cint in 2018 also shows that people in Australia Consumed Fast foods less than once per week.


Lakshan Nipun

Study of Korea’s centre for disease control and prevention (KCDC) past 10 years, teenagers and adults have
tried to reduce eating fast food and carbonic drinks. By 2015 students have stopped eating fast food three
time a week from 30% to 14% and consumption of carbonic drinks have reduced 60% to 32%.


Anushika Malshani

In overall, the consumption of fast food is about 85 million in America, where the percentage was
higher for people aged between 20 and 39. Fast food is also an obsession there mainly because it is easy to obtain and is very cheap. One of the major factors for fast food consumption popularity is
the convenience factor, instead of having to spend time in your kitchen it is preferred to go to a fast
food restaurants and get a full meal.


Nipun Subash

According to news.com.au, British people are consuming more than 100 million on fast-food. Despite the young adults are 7 times more keen on consuming fast-food. This research also shows than adult men 55% of them are keen on having sweets, sweets, soft drinks and women are 44% of it.


Ishan Obris

The modern Italian culture has adapted to search for affordable food such as fast food. In addition to this 58 percent of Italian families go out to eat at a fast-food restaurant once a week, while in 2017 17.9 % of people preferred fast food at breakfast and 23.3 % for lunch and 25.3 for dinner. The main reason for this according to ied.edu is that people in Italy wanting to travel less than 30 minutes to find a place to eat while their target is to look for a new fast food experience.


Lakshan Nipun

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