A growing number of people rely on restaurants and convenience food rather than home-cooked food to supply most of their meals.What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating this way?

Essay topics: A growing number of people rely on restaurants and convenience food rather than home-cooked food to supply most of their meals.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating this way?

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These days, many people prefer not to prepare their own meal at home, choosing instead to eat at restaurants or buy convenience foods. this popular way of eating has both advantages and disadvantages. For busy people, it is a convenient way to eat, but it is expensive and not very healthful.

The biggest advantage of eating restaurant meals and convenience foods is that it makes mealtime much simpler. Many people are busy with their jobs and taking care of their children. It is hard for them to find time to plan meals, shop, cook, and then clean up after each meal. If all they have to do at dinnertime is choose a restaurant or put something in the microwave oven, then dinner is much easier event. It becomes relaxing and pleasant time to be with the family.

Although eating restaurant meals and convenience foods is simpler than cooking at home, it can be quite expensive. Restaurant meals cost a great deal more than meals cooked at home. Convenience foods cost less than restaurant meals, but they are still expensive. It is hard for many families to afford to eat restaurant meals and convenience foods on a regular basis.

Another disadvantage of restaurant meals and convenience foods is that they are not very healthful. they are often high in fat, salt, and sugar. In addition, restaurant portions tend to be big, which makes them high in calories. Convenience foods may contain vegetables, but they are not fresh. Therefore, they are not a good source of vitamins. Home-cooked meals, on the other hand, can be as nutritious as you want to make them.

Mealtime is easy when you choose restaurant meals or convenience foods, but if you concerned about costs and health, home-cooked meals are a better option.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, if, may, so, still, then, therefore, in addition, on the other hand

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 21.0 13.1623246493 160% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 3.0 7.85571142285 38% => OK
Conjunction : 18.0 10.4138276553 173% => OK
Relative clauses : 4.0 7.30460921844 55% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 26.0 24.0651302605 108% => OK
Preposition: 32.0 41.998997996 76% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 8.3376753507 108% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1441.0 1615.20841683 89% => OK
No of words: 296.0 315.596192385 94% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.86824324324 5.12529762239 95% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.14784890444 4.20363070211 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.70558756508 2.80592935109 96% => OK
Unique words: 153.0 176.041082164 87% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.516891891892 0.561755894193 92% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 432.9 506.74238477 85% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.60771543086 93% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 9.0 5.43587174349 166% => OK
Article: 1.0 2.52805611222 40% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 2.10420841683 95% => OK
Conjunction: 6.0 0.809619238477 741% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 2.0 4.76152304609 42% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 16.0721442886 118% => OK
Sentence length: 15.0 20.2975951904 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 29.2580457481 49.4020404114 59% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 75.8421052632 106.682146367 71% => OK
Words per sentence: 15.5789473684 20.7667163134 75% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.78947368421 7.06120827912 54% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.38176352705 114% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 5.01903807615 60% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 8.67935871743 104% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 3.9879759519 100% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 6.0 3.4128256513 176% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.349665064768 0.244688304435 143% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.119879772918 0.084324248473 142% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0845129626675 0.0667982634062 127% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.200089910831 0.151304729494 132% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0749671112911 0.056905535591 132% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 9.3 13.0946893788 71% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 64.71 50.2224549098 129% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.44779559118 42% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.0 11.3001002004 71% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.67 12.4159519038 86% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.21 8.58950901804 84% => OK
difficult_words: 53.0 78.4519038076 68% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 9.78957915832 77% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.0 10.1190380762 79% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 10.7795591182 74% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 61.797752809 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.5 Out of 9
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