The “Food Villain”, better know a sugar, causes heart disease, cancer, and strokes, which are the three leading causes of death. Yet natural sugars are not the cause of these life changing diseases; its artificial, man-made sugar. Robin Konie, author of “Its Sugar Bad? Why I Say No!” is more effective in persuading the audience to consider their health and nutrition. In Konie’s article she provides a personal narrative eliciting an emotional response from the audience because they can relate to her story. When switching up her diet, Konie states “I ate a variety of foods, including natural sugars like raw honey. I lost a lot of weight without trying.”(Konie). Her ability to consume and lose weight exemplifies eating the right …show more content…
She explains, “ditching sugar can destroy metabolism and lead to a weakened immune system, poor digestion, impaired sexual/reproductive function accelerated aging.”(Konie). Stripping sugar from your diet may help you lose some weight, but the affects of neglecting it, affects health drastically.
In an article by Sarah Elizabeth Richards she explains sugar affects human health negatively, saying it’s “a host of health ills, such as obesity, diabetes, and an increased risk of cancer.”(Richards). Which are all true, however, this is true when individuals are consistently eating artificial sugars, and unnatural man-made foods. These foods have added sugars and put our lives at risk, yet eliminating natural sugars messes with body functions that need glucose (sugar) to function properly.
Konie effectively informs her audience about the health affects of sugar by including a personal narrative and providing facts about how sugar affects the body. Like Konie said “remember health is about balance”(Konie) meaning cutting artificial sugar out of your diet but still eating natural sugars. In the future, we should begin to consume less artificial sugar and more natural sugar and improve the health of all
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The shocking truth about sugar is effectively conveyed in Damon Gameau’s stimulating documentary, That Sugar Film, which challenges society’s idea of healthy eating, writes Rebecca Hunter. If you are looking for a film to answer questions, make you think and change your life, Damon Gameau That Sugar Film explains all and even more. Winner of AACTA’s best feature length documentary it is easy to see why this observatory documentary has been applauded.
I chose this two speech’s by Ethan Crabtree and Ben Everett because they were both similar in the topic. They were about the nutrition of the human body and how Aspartame affects the human body. In this paper, I will be comparing and contrasting the way they were delivered, how much knowledge each one the speakers seemed to have about their topic, and there visual aid work such as, handouts, PowerPoints, and or poster boards. And the highlights of each speech. Ethan’s speech was about how a good balanced diet and exercising can be very advantageous to the health of your body.
Interviewing human interest stories, pathos in the documentary are sufficient by reinforcing the authors claim towards sugar being the main effect within The American Food Industry and obessed adolescents. Maggie Valentine; a 12 year old girl who has been trying to discard her weight, Joe Lopez; 14 year old who has endeavor losing weight and his doctor who has suggested bariatric surgery, and Brady Kluge; 15 year old who has 47% body fat and weighs 215 pounds.
First, Too much sugar can cause serious damage health probs, for example, there’s a chance of obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes. and tooth decay. Like so, Robert Lustig pediatrician in CA, “sugar sweetened drinks are the biggest source of added sugar in the american diet”. Which means there is TOO much sugar in a “America
Sugar, which is in almost everything, is one of the biggest problems. As noted on, “Is Sugar Toxic”, Dr. Robert Lustig, the lead researcher says sugar links to a number of diseases from obesity to heart disease. He also states that 75% of these are preventable. Studies have shown that when we consume sugar, it’s equivalent to when someone does cocaine. Another study by Dr. Cantley has shown that sugar can help cancerous cells grow and multiply.
In David Freedman’s essay How Junk food Can End Obesity, Freedman makes the claim to policy arguing that instead of demonizing processed foods, Americans should instead support the idea and production of healthier processed and junk foods. He calls on the public to recognize that while many products on the market these days are labeled as “wholesome” and “healthy”, consumers should learn to become aware of the fat and calorie content in these products because many times they have the same- if not more- fat and calorie contents as that of a typical Big Mac or Whopper. In his essay, Freedman primarily places blame on the media and the wholesome food movement for the condemnation of the fast and processed food industries saying, “An enormous amount of media space has been dedicated to promoting the notion that all processed food, and only processed food, us making us sickly and overweight” (Freedman), he further expresses that this portrayal of the
In her article “Food as Thought: Resisting the Moralization of eating,” Sociologist Mary Maxfield claims that food is neither moral nor immoral, therefore, everyone can eat whatever they desire. Maxfield feels that everyone should trust their body and allow their mind to decide on what our body needs intake. On a daily basis our body needs the proper nutrients to function. But too much or too little nutrients can cause many illnesses or other problems that can be harmful and damaging to our body. However, Maxfield ignores the fact that eating whatever we want we may suffer the consequences of negative side effects.
He continuosly restates his purpose so that the audience can see how dedicated he is to the heath of people. He uses encouraging phrases to help his readers understand the importance of his article. He claims that escaping the Western diet will not be easy it will take time and effort to establish a healthy lifestyle, but he inpires his audience to want to escape from the Western diet. His encouragement makes his tone reassuring and inpiring. Maxfield's tone is desisive because she knows her opinions and ideas, and uses the opinions of others to support her thoughts.
Author Michael Moss attempts to educate the general public about the creation of processed foods in his article, “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food.” The article was published in The New York Times on, February 20, 2013. In his article Moss explains to the public how the food created and how it can also cause serious health problems. In order to get his point across Moss list multiple facts
Sugar especially is the culprit when it comes to health problems from food. Sugars are addictive empty calories providing no nutritional value thus causing you to over eat and intake excess calories which will turn into fat. Studies even show that the consumption of sugar can cause endorphins to be released into the brain as a reward system or to feel good from the sugar consumed, which causes you to eat more. It is
That Sugar Film is an interesting documentary following a man’s journey to discover the harmful effects of sugar on the human body. Damon Gameau uses his own body to try to show his audience that sugar is harmful. His goal with this documentary is to try to convince his audience to reduce the amount of sugar that they consume. Gameau shows that he is passionate about this subject by eating large amounts of sugar daily after having not had sugar for over three years. This potentially puts his body at risk.
Processed foods and beverages are the biggest sources of added sugar (and High fructose) in the diet. Sugar is very unhealthy and can have serious adverse effects on metabolism when consumed in excess. Sugar contains a lot of calories, with no essential nutrients. It also causes tooth decay by feeding the harmful bacteria in the mouth. For people who are inactive and eat a processed food, large amounts of fructose from added sugars get turned into fat in the liver.
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, which include soft drinks, fruit drinks, ice tea, energy and vitamin water drinks across the globe. Regular consumption of sugary sweetened beverages have been associated with weight gain, obesity and diabetes. The role of sugary sweetened beverages in the development of related chronic metabole diseases such as metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, has not been quantitatively reviewed . How is consuming sugary beverages harmful to the body ?