Don 't Blame The Eater Essay

879 Words Sep 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Over recent years many Americans are beginning to weigh more and more than they should. The weight itself isn 't the problem it’s the health issues that are related to being overweight such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and the these are only physical health problems. In the article “Don’t Blame The Eater” by David Zinczenko he writes about how kids are suing the fast food company McDonalds for making them fat. As unbelievable as it seems he makes a valid point in this article to put the fault on not the consumer but the fast food franchises themselves.
David begins the article mentioning a celebrity and following that speaks of Mcdonald 's ;which made me immediately imagine having a signature Big-Mac in my hands. Following this opening statement he brings you into his own personal life and connection that he has with these “portly fast-food patrons”. Telling us about how his parents split up and basically caused him to grow up without any parental supervision. With this going on his personal diet ended up having to decide between “McDonald 's, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken or Pizza Hut”. A person who had these options on a daily basis can not result in the best physical health.Weight is a sensitive topic,one that most people aren 't really comfortable talking about. His 5’10 height did not make a difference for the 212 pounds he weighed at 15. It seemed like nothing was going to change for him until he went to college and joined the navy…

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