Sociology Lecture April 14th

Sociology Lecture April 14th - Individual behavior o Diet...

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Sociology Lecture April 14 th Obesity Trends o increasing o obesity is not an individual problem… nationwide for the past 20-30 years… influencing Americans weight o wealthiest states have slowest growth, poorest states have fastest growth Food Industry o farm subsidies depress cost of less healthy food o cheap ingredients – high fructose corn syrup, salt, fats, oils, air
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Unformatted text preview: Individual behavior o Diet affordability availability o Culture advertising o Exercise Time Gym access Safety Jobs are more sedentary Knowledge o Time to prepare food vs. buying processed food Knowledge...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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