Summary Of Don T Blame The Eater

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In the article, “Don’t Blame the Eater” by David Zinczenko, it is stated that consumers are not at complete fault for rising obesity rates. Zinczenko believes that the fast food industry should take some responsibility as well. Personally, I disagree. I believe that the responsibility falls solely on the consumer. No corporations force people to purchase their products. So where does the blaming end and self-responsibility begin? In Zinczenko’s article “Don’t Blame the Eater” he talks about how fast food places contribute to obesity, he places some fault on children for eating it and some fault on the parents for allowing them. Zinczenko argues the fact that there are thousands of fast food places readily available to serve you and almost no healthier options in sight. Moreover bad eating habits start in childhood regardless of weight. Some things that allow us to eat so irresponsibility is our busy lifestyles and poor choices. It seems that there is no escape from the fast food industry at times. It appears on billboards, the radio, and most importantly television. The few benefits of fast food include that it is quick and affordable, which if you are on a budget and busy, fits perfectly into your already chaotic schedule. Throughout the article “Don’t Blame the Eater”, Zinczenko partly points the finger toward the fast food …show more content…

There are numerous amounts of people who eat fast food but do not realize the horrible effects it has on their body each time they indulge. It is hard to believe that some people are at such a loss of personal responsibility that they completely disregard even attempting to eat different and healthier foods. Throughout our lives as busy fast food buyers it is important that we become more aware about what we are putting into our bodies. We only have one body, we must feed it

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