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More than half of adults are overweight and about 20 percent of Elementary School students are obese, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. People today aren’t watching their health, or care about others. They tend to believe that if they are receiving money, or are healthy, they have nothing to worry about at all. The government regulating what people eat or drink can be effective in society. Regulating what people eat or drink won’t be a bad idea because of unhealthy health issues from eating unhealthy food. In the text, “Food politics” it states that, “This will be an effective way to discourage people with bad eating and drinking habits, which will lower the risk of obesity.” This shows how getting rid of bad habits can be helpful to society. It will also help society by lowering the amount of money paid for health care, due to people still being able to become obese. Furthermore, in the article, “Sugary Drinks over 16-Ounces Banned in New York City, Board of Health Votes” it states that, “For the past several years, I’ve seen the number of
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