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Unformatted text preview: the American way of life because fast food in the one form of American culture that foreign consumer literally consume. By eating like Americans, people all over the world are beginning to look more like Americans. However, this is not always has a positive effect on our society because the United States now has the highest obesity rate of any industrialized nation in the world. The research study found that the rate of American obesity was increasing every year because the growth of the fast food industry has made an abundance of high fat, inexpensive meals widely available. As people consume more fast food dishes, they consume more calories, less fiber, and more fat. Obesity has been related to heart disease, colon cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, hypertension, infertility and strokes. Therefore, fast food now has become a target because it causes a lot of diseases and threatenes a fundamental aspect of national identity....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2009 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton University.
- Spring '08