John Oliver’s Sugar - Satire Review “The Average American eats 22 teaspoons of sugar a day, 5 times the proper amount!” This is a quote from the host of “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver in his video over making producers include an ‘added sugar’ slot on product nutrition labels. Consumers should at least get to know what the food we eat contains. The producers are trying to avoid including the “added sugar” on their labels. Their reaction should make you question how much sugar they include in their products. John Oliver’s video on sugar is an effective form of satire because of its exaggerated proposal of a serious problem and the way he uses Ironies, Hyperboles and a Parody to get his point across.
Chocolate milk should be banned from schools. Chocolate milk should be banned from schools because chocolate milk has a lot of sugar in it. First of all, a small container of chocolate milk has 20% more sugar than Coca Cola, exclaimed Jonathan Smith. Some people thought that chocolate milk was healthier than pop, but they were wrong because chocolate milk has actually more sugar than Coca Cola. Did you know that one little container of chocolate milk has 30 grams of sugar?
If you are stuck with the piece of popcorn with no butter or salt on it, the taste of this piece will be bland. Tasting popcorn has a lot to do with the smell of the popcorn you are eating. The fragrance that touches your nose when eating popcorn is normally butter and salt. If you are gifted with the unlucky gift of burnt popcorn, you will be gifted with the unpleasant smell of burnt popcorn or maybe even have a bland smell. While eating popcorn it is inevitable for the sound of people eating popcorn to touch your ears.
Chocolate’s Health Benefits On average, Americans eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year, that is roughly 11 pounds per person. Imagine how many more people would consume this savory sweet if it was officially healthy. Some do consider properties and ingredients in the chocolate healthy. Others only see the sugar and additives some chocolate contains. Doctors and researchers are able to see both sides of the argument and have done research in each areas.
Although sugar is seen as the public’s number one enemy. Nancy Appleton a writer who wrote Suicide By Sugar, blames the government and certain food industries for creating advertisements promoting bad sugars. But also in charge of creating the child obesity epidemic in America, endangering young children’s health in the U.S. Since some foods have artificial sugars, sugar decreases the quality of life in the U.S. Stated by the Journal of the American Heart Association Internal Medicine, “People who consumed more than a quarter of their daily calories as sugar…twice as likely to die” (Health, Richards).
“Human nature is two things; greedy and cruel” In the novel The Chocolate war, one of the antagonists named Archie Costello has quoted this statement. This quote was referred to characters in the book, but it can also be talking about people in the real life. Because of what goes on in the modern day, greedy and cruel are just some words to describe the natural behavior of human beings. First off, in The Chocolate War, the whole purpose of the chocolate fundraiser was to raise money for the Trinity high school. While the fundraiser goes on, the first few days everyone seems to not actually care about it.
Jaimie Oliver in his Ted Talk claims chocolate milk is abominable for children, and it cause children to become obese and form bad habits in the future. While this tends to be the thought as true, Jaime makes an incomplete argument by not fully explaining the problems of chocolate milk and using a poor visual aid of sugar in a wheel barrow without describing the implications. Milk has key vitamins and nutrients needed in a diet, like calcium, but it also has natural sugars in it. “It has 14 grams of natural sugar or lactose; fat free chocolate milk has an extra six grams of sugar for a total of 20 grams, while fat-free strawberry milk has a total of 27 grams” (Hoag 1). A massive problem with the amount of sugar is that marketing companies who
I felt they had hard surface, warm, very smooth, and melted some chocolates when I held them with my hand. Thirdly, I used my smell directed at them. It was no smell excepted I can have smelled them soon as they were burned like chocolate with puffy muffin! Finally, put M&M candy in my mouth, and used my tongue. I felt my taste like very sweet as a chocolate with the peanut.
STEP 1- PROVIDE THE OUTLINE Title: The benefits of eating dark chocolate Hello everyone, I will be talking about dark chocolate today. Intro: (1min) Attention Grabber/Hook used- Manufacturing dark chocolate in factories (30 sec) 1.Dark chocolate (also known as black chocolate] or plain chocolate) is a form of chocolate which has a higher content of cocoa butter and less milk than other forms of chocolate. INSERT STORY on the history of dark chocolate(30 secs-1 min) Many modern historians have estimated that chocolate has been around for at least 2000 years, but recent research suggests that it may be even older. In the book The True History of Chocolate, authors Sophie and Michael Coe suggested that there was evidence of chocolate consumption, which stretches back three or even four millennia, to pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica such as the Olmec. Anthropologists from the University of Pennsylvania also discovered cocoa residue on a pottery excavated in Honduras that could date back
Then Brother Leon a teacher that ordered the chocolates twice as the quantity last year wanted to make sure that they will get sold. So he decides to talk with Archie and “The Vigils”. This society starts to do some pranks to the teachers. Obviously they wanted the newest ones in the society. He wanted de newest to do the dirty work as part of their initiation.
“So guess what Starbucks? I tricked you into putting merry Christmas on you cup!” states Joshua Feuerstein, creator of the now viral Starbucks red cup rant video with over 15 million views. Feuerstein then continues to describe how Starbucks purposefully “took Christ out of Christmas” in response to this year’s plain, cranberry red cup. His video led many Christians to believe that there is a war on Christmas in the business world. They argue that Starbucks is becoming too politically correct because the baristas cannot say “merry Christmas” to their customers, but Starbucks still sells Christmas-themed merchandise.
In spite of prominent assessment, sugar is really a vitality drainer. You may feel a sudden burst of vitality in the wake of expending high measures of sugar, however it goes through your body rapidly, abandoning you feeling depleted. White flour is almost as awful as sugar. Since it has had about each healthful part of it uprooted in the refining procedure, it is changed into just about 100% starch. This causes the same impacts in your body as sugar does.
Americans spend over $1 billion dollars on trees every year, Artificial trees would nearly eradicate the billion dollar crisis. Some people say the artificial trees ruin tradition, that may be true, but did the invention of the television not ruin the tradition of listening to the radio as a family. The same could be said about cars, they “ruined” the tradition of riding
Sceintists say that it will cause problems. People who only eat products that contains sugar have a higher risk of getting heart diseases, diabetes or another sugar related disease. And it is very difficult to eat no sugar. First of all because almost all the food in the supermarket contains sugar. Secondly, because sugar can be really addictive.
When the 1970s introduced High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), a cheap sweetener alternative to sucrose in a fructose-glucose liquid form (fifty five percent fructose, forty two percent glucose, and three percent saccharides), it brought extensive numbers of health problems with it (Bray, 2004 & Johnson, 2010 ). Prior to the 70’s, on average, sugar contributed to four percent of daily caloric intake, however over the past four and a half decades, this statistic has increased to whopping sixteen percent, leading some scientist to consider it an “addiction” as they observe the sugar substitute wreak havoc on humans’ bodies worldwide (Butler, 2011). Along with hooking those who indulge sweets to it, High Fructose Corn Syrup also leads to obesity: