Fast Food and Obesity: An American Problem


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Fast Food and Obesity: An American Problem
You see the same thing along every highway of America: lots and lots of fast food restaurants, diners, and rest stops packed with calories, treats of all kinds. This is the landscape of modern America. Though this picture is typical and very much American, it has had unmitigated effects on the health and well being of American citizens. It has a feeling of helplessness, of the power of physical and psychological eating, of the powerlessness of the individual and of willpower in a world that supports the unhealthy nature of eating. Still, there is something we can do: explore the nature of the problem, its history and come to a reasonable solution that could possibly save the health and weight of...
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