Pros And Cons Of Fast Food In America

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The United States is suffering from an obesity epidemic and the problem is not going away any time soon. Why? For starters, we have become a nation obsessed with instant gratification. We no longer have to walk to the video store, we can order Net Flix, which comes in the mail and all you have to do is mail it back when you are done! So instead of burning 30 calories by walking a few blocks to Block Buster, we become couch potatoes. How about the countless of hours our children spend playing video games or playing on their computer instead of going outside to play sports? We no longer have to go out for dinner, we can order in and then fall asleep right afterward! Heck, we don't even have to go out and do grocery shopping anymore. We have Fresh Direct to deliver our groceries after ordering it online. How about online banking? We no longer have to walk those several blocks to the bank to burn off the breakfast calories we consumed.
How about the customary practices of fast food places to "Super Size" meals? Fast food conglomerates have duped Americans into believing that we are getting a "bargain" when we get a 32 ounce drink for .25 cents more than we would have if we purchased a 12 oz drink, or if we get 16 oz of French
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The medical profession needs sick people so that they can earn a living. So it is in their best interest to promote drugs to "cure" high blood pressure, diabetes, ulcers, heart attacks, and depression. They also promote gastric bypass surgery as a means of weight loss because they know that obese people are desperate to lose weight. This is a very costly procedure and has fatal outcomes. The worse part is, the underlying cause of the person's eating habits have not been addressed. They've only put a band aid on it by getting the

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