Analysis Of Don T Blame The Eater And What You Eat Is Your Business

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Food, a “nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the body to sustain life, provide energy, promote growth.” (Dictionary.com) The foundation of all life substance is food. To deprive ourselves from these essential nutrients would immediately lead towards advert repercussions and quite possibly cease life as we know it. People everywhere understand the importance of food, but our mistake was not acknowledging this crucial aliment. Our controversy lies in altering our groceries, expanding our waistline and debilitating ourselves to prone illnesses.
In the articles “Don’t Blame the Eater” by David Zinczenko and “What You Eat Is Your Business” by Radley Balko, the authors attempt to literally tackle a big problem, obesity.
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Obesity is a problem. Whether it is a problem that affects all of us, as suggested by David

Zinczenko in “Don’t Blame the Eater” or each our own, as proposed by Radley Balko, action must

nevertheless be taken. Balko makes good points in his article, but Zinczenkos credibility makes his essay

stronger. Balko’s proposition is not realistic and I believe it does not put into consideration the best “of

the people.” His idea of reform would only benefit very few people and does not take into account people

with health problems.I believe Zinczenko understands the issue better and proposes a more realistic

proposal. If the government did more to prevent toxins, such as the one big company’s choose to put on

their menu, we would be in better shape. There are some items that shouldn’t be allowed to be called

food. A society cannot thrive, as long as our health is being implicated for a couple of dollars. If society

put in effect Zinczenko’s proposal, people would see things for what they were. Food would no longer all

be the same, they would finally have a knowledge, which is key to succeed in

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