An Apple A Day Keeps The National Health Crisis Away Essay

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An Apple A Day Keeps The National Health Crisis Away

America is the fattest country in the world. We love to eat meat and cook everything in a deep fryer. Our "food" is made out of chemicals produced in a lab, cooked on a conveyer belt, and put in a box. Most of our food won 't go bad for weeks because of all the preservatives we have in them. While we are preserving our chemical nuggets and enjoying our pink meat disks we are not preserving our health or the health of future generations. Buying food at a drive through has never been possible in past generations. Instant food and the ability to buy any fruit or vegetable even if it 's not in season is not normal. The human body was made to hunt and farm and work for a living. The sedentary lifestyle that most Americans live and the poor food choices they make is killing them. The United States of America has more preventable disease than it ever has because American eating patterns are so unhealthy and if we do not change them then the problem will be passed along to future generations. Preventable disease is on the rise in America, and the saddest part about it is, it 's preventable! People are dying for no reason other than that they do not eat and live properly. "About half of all American adults—117 million individuals—have one or more preventable chronic diseases, many of which are related to poor quality eating patterns and physical inactivity." (Dietary Guidelines, Introduction). Most people have seen the chart…

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