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Unformatted text preview: proposing a tax on foods that contain high cholesterol and fat levels. This tax will increase the price of unhealthy dangerous foods over healthier foods and influence Americans to make the healthy decision. All Americans like to cut cost and save money when it is easy and convenient. With this plan it would do just that and promote a healthier lifestyle and lower insurance cost to the public and the government. The increase in revenue from the taxes could aid with medical cost that occur from diseases linked to high fat diets. The revenue could also generate public health messages through television ads. One may say this plan involves big government but we are eating ourselves into an early grave. I, for one, have halted all use of tobacco products due to the rise in taxes that raised the total cost....
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- Spring '10