Obesity Essay | Obesity in America

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Obesity in America

Summary: There are several causes for obesity in America, including fast-food restaurants and their marketing, hereditary obesity, and people reacting to the stereotypes in the media that you must be beautiful to be accepted.
America today is based on media and the people involved. The marketing of fast food restaurants is constantly running through the average American's mind. In America many busy people usually choose to eat fast food, due to lack of time and energy instead of a healthier alternative. The problem is contributing to the demise of health in America.

With today's busy society and America's growing fast food marketing companies, people eat more fatty foods then every before. Companies spend an estimated $10 billion dollars marketing food, drinks, and meals to children and youth in 2004 ("Fast food and obesity" par. 4). Marketing to youth indicates some reasons that people become unhealthy from such a young age. Overall restaurant marketing is geared towards fatty foods opposed to healthy meals ("Fast food..." par. 7). The companies seem to promote unhealthy foods more than healthier alternatives. More people are eating fast food which usually...

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