Childhood Obesity In Greg Crister's Let Them Eat Fat

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In them article “Let Them Eat Fat” the Author, Greg Crister, uses concrete facts and figures to buttress his arguments. Several researches were considered. There were also comparisons among race, culture, gender and social classes. For instance, “In 1998, Dr. David Satcher, the new U.S. surgeon general, was moved to declare childhood obesity to be epidemic."Today," he told a group of federal bureaucrats and policymakers, "we see a nation of young people seriously at risk of starting out obese and dooming themselves to the difficult task of overcoming a tough illness."
In addition, William Dietz, the director of nutrition at the Centers for Disease Control, said last year, "This is an epidemic in the U.S. the likes of which we have not had
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