Obesity Epidemic: A Case Study

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Mcdonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken(KFC) and Taco Bell had been around and took advantage of the circumstances. Consumers turned to fast food as an alternative to traditional home cooked meals. In Attacking the Obesity Epidemic by First Figuring Out Its Cause, a New York Times article written by Jane E. Brody Says, “Women were spending a lot less time on food preparations, but the industry figured out ways to make food more readily available for everybody”(1). This indicates how the food industry adapted and become aware of the situation and took advantage. With women being away from home families alone at home would be hungry.Fast food gave people an option that was inexpensive, quick and delicious. This caused the spark of obesity in America.

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