David Freeman How Junk Food Can End Obesity Analysis

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Most people seem to agree that processed food is unhealthy. When they think of processed foods they think about fat drenched meals, like what you get from going to fast food chains. This has led to an explosion of companies selling wholesome foods, foods that have little to no processing, because they believe that it is healthier then all of that proceeded synthetic foods. But not everyone agrees. David H. Freedman does not believe this notion. He actual argues against it in his writing “How Junk Food Can End Obesity.” And he argues his points quiet well. Freedman starts of the article by sharing his experiences with the fresh locally grown wholesome smoothies from 3 different restaurants, then compares them to each other. He then talks about the many different problem with the idea that wholesome foods are the better type of food. Ranging from the lack of supporting evidence from studies of the difference, and the feasibility of actually switching to only wholesome foods grown locally. He uses many examples of the problems that most don’t think about with the “healthier” foods.
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But as Freedman says, “The fact is, there is simply no clear, credible evidence that any aspect of food processing or storage makes a food uniquely unhealthy” (Freedman). This shows that there is nothing creditable holding up the idea that just being processed will make a food unhealthy. It was also at this fact which Freedman made a rebuttal to some possible objections that readers might have. People might object because they could say people need to get nutrients like vitamins, so they need to eat fresh food to get that. But freedman rebuttals to that by saying that those nutrients are also in processed food not just fresh food. Bringing up counter arguments to his paper and disproving them make the paper more

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