Pros And Cons Of Eating Freedman

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Freedman is very critical on the junk food affects our health and causes obesity. He tries to explain his opinion by using his own experience. “He bought the real low calorie juice had, to wait for ten minutes, and cost about eight dollars, and he bought juice in another place just waited for several seconds and cost three dollars, but the calories is 220”. He refers to his experience to tell readers that the healthy food and junk food have differences in price and the time that you need to wait for them. Freedman notice that ingredients in junk food may cause obesity, but salt is not obesogenic, and has not calories but the salt can make people to addict to food like chips. This contributes to his argument, and to his essay as a whole. He …show more content…
Freedman has the opposite view. Salt and sugar has that ability to reinforce addiction to junk foods, most of the foods contain them, and they make the food, especially junk food, more delicious, and because of that, people have more interest to eat more. Pollan might argue this to suggest eating should be limited, and too much always is not good.
Throughout Freedman’s article, he also talks about Michael Pollan’s views on the rise of obesity. Michael Pollan is critical of food processing and says it is “a source of society’s health problems” (508). Michael Pollan believes that it is because of the amounts of salt, sugar and fat those are put into foods that cause obesity. He also explains that restaurants and grocery stores came up with what they call “wholesome” foods that claim to be healthy but in reality are not. Pollan believes that one can solve this problem by replacing these foods “through public education and regulation-with fresh, unprocessed, local season real foods” (508). Freedman is critical of the views of Michael Pollan but agrees with restaurants that are trying to come up with ways to include healthier ingredients into their foods. They try to mask these ingredients while doing so. He believes that one cannot

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