Essay on The Obesity Epidemic Of America

735 Words Oct 26th, 2016 3 Pages
The movie Fed Up discusses the issue that American eats too much currently in today’s society. According to the movie, the spread of obesity in America become a seriously problem. The movies also states the food industry in America is playing a bad role for provide us unhealthy food to make better profit. The obesity epidemic in America has occurred mostly in the past 20 years. The movie also states the 1/3 percentage of American will develop diabetes if current trends continue. The construction of the movie is straightforward, easy to follow and interesting. It posits the assertion that the for the last few decades, we’ve basically been fed poison in the form of sugar, on a mass scale, with a mass PR cover up to prevent the dire reality of our diet from coming to light. Let’s establish some basic facts. Half of us are overweight. One-third of us are obese. About a third of us are expected to have diabetes within the next 20 years. If the prospect of 100 million Americans with diabetes. Shechting cuts the film together into a seamless and logical narrative that weaves between the story of the youth subjects and the more clinical and informative interview segments. Fed Up starting with the question of why so many American children are reaching obesity at such a young age, and then investigating that question from their home life, to the food they consume in school, and if/how advertising affects their eating and nutritional behaviors. Fed Up shows us that much of this is…

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