Summary Of Don T Blame The Eater

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The essay entitled, “Don’t Blame the Eater," written by David Zinczenko, is about fast-food companies and how they affect the consumer’s health. Zinczenko talks about how the consumer is suing McDonalds because their food is unhealthy and is making them fat. The idea of fast-food chains being responsible for health issues, obesity, and addiction, is absolutely true. Fast-food companies can be blamed because they do not inform the consumer the risks eating high calorie foods.
Fast-food companies make money off of their advertisements to all ages, but especially targeting children, which is very clever. Companies such as McDonald’s and Burger King advertise to children with Happy Meals so that the child will want the toy that comes with the meal and they will want to buy the packaged meal. Naturally, the child will beg their parents to get it and the parents will give in to buying the food to settle down the child. Overtime the child is constantly learning that these foods are okay to eat. This is unbelievable and saddening because the child’s health is at risk. …show more content…

There are countless people in this situation. People also go to fast food restaurants because it is convenient, cheap, and on the go. The problem is that these ‘restaurants’ do not sell quality food as they advertise on TV, radio, and online. They sell cheap, processed foods that cause health problems to their consumers without them knowing. Instead, these families buy from McDonald’s dollar menu to save some money, but in the end their health is the one that cost them the most. There are many health risks which people may encounter by eating fast-food. Some health risks are obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other illnesses. So there are many elements as to why and how people come by to eat and possible depend on fast-food. However, this is very

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