FAT AMERICA - FAT AMERICA America is known for being one of the r ichest most progressive count ries in the world But shouldnt it be one of the

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FAT AMERICA America is known for being one of the richest, most progressive countries in the world. But shouldn’t it be one of the healthiest too? No, it isn’t in fact, Even though we are living in a country with great economic power and technological advancement we are living in a land fulfilled with obesity. But why I ask my self why in a country so full of opportunities and … shouldn’t we pay more attention to obesity than swine flu like really come on now another flu ohhh big deal! Over 300,000 Americans die each year from conditions related to obesity, millions of people  everyday big Macs, Whoppers, Supersized this or that, pizza, potato chips, and fast foods that fits with our schedules  if we could we would super size everything, we are a consumerist culture where you see something that calls  your attention or how some people call “it catches your eye” we got to have it. Some fast food restaurants are trying to incorporate healthiness by selling salads, ha nice try not a good 
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course ENG 2300 taught by Professor Drbean during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston.

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