The Low Carb Diet Is The Best For People 's Health And Weight Loss

929 Words Jun 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Moyers article Against the Grains compare the low-carb diet with other kinds of diets, and has conclusion that the low-carb diet is the best for people’s health and weight loss. The argument and content of this article meets Kairos, because this article published in a proper time, and a proper place. So, this article is appropriate to the social and cultural environment at that time.
At the beginning of the article, Moyer gives her weight losing experience. She was puzzled by her weight, but she was only one of millions of American who were troubled by their obesity. As a science and health journalist, Moyer should know the state of obesity in the United States than anyone else. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports the incredible data of obesity following:
More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese… Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death… The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
It means all those one-third of American adults possibly get those serious diseases. As a result, the government have to increase medical cost of obesity. This digital information was reported two years before Moyer published the article, and people who have…

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