TOEFL : Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improved the way people live? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
food is changing along with technology
Today's fast paced and busy life demands quicker and easier food preparing methods rather than time consuming traditional ways.
The methodological changes has formatted the way people prepare food. Nowadays people use ready to make/ cook food. Such as half baked food, frozen food. It takes less time to prepare. The time saved, can be utilized for other purposes such as watching TV, playing with kids or reading books etc. In contrast, though it does help in saving time, it does have bad effect on health. It may cause digestion problem as we might not know for how long it is half-baked. Also to preserve the food they use high amount of preservatives. So most of the time half baked food is not good for health.
On the other hand, technological development have also changed the food preparing. Microwaves, grinders has made food making faster than it was earlier. For example, now cakes are made on hourly bases with the use of large ovens. Microwaves used to instantly provide hot burgers, patis.
Technological and methodological changes in the way food is prepared has changed the way people live their lives.