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Supersize Essay

  • Submitted by: meg12345
  • on November 13, 2012
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 1,667 words

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Super Size Me: The facts from the film.

    ❑ America is the fattest nation in the world. Over 100 million Americans are overweight or obsess. 60% of all US adults are overweight or obsess.

    ❑ Mississippi is the fattest state in the nation.

    ❑ Since 1980 to the present, the amount of children who are obese has doubled. Obesity is now second only to smoking as a major cause of preventable death in America with over 400,000 preventable illnesses related to obesity each year.

    ❑ More and more Americans are eating out which leads to bigger waistlines as well. One in four Americans visits a fast-food restaurant.

    ❑ Mc Donald’s alone has 30,000 joints in 100 countries on 6 continents. It serves over 46 million worldwide each day. That is more people than the entire country of Spain.   Mc Donald’s is 43% of the fast food market. Mc Donald’s is everywhere: in malls, airports, and even in hospitals.

    ❑ Morgan Spurlock, the star of the film, wanted to find out what would happen to his body if he ate nothing but Mc Donald’s for 30 days.

    ❑ Sixty-percent of Americans get no exercise at all and lead a completely sedentary lifestyle. Most Americans walk no more than 5,000 steps a day. The average New Yorker, however, walks 4-5 miles a day.

    ❑ There are 83 Mc Donald’s in New York City within 22.4 square miles. That means there are 4 per square mile.

    ❑ The small size soda in the US is the big size in France.

    ❑ The rules for Morgan Spurlock in Super Size Me are:
    1. Only super-size when asked
    2. Only eat things from Mc Donald’s
    3. Have to have everything on the menu at least once over the next 30 days
    4. Must have 3 square meals a day

    ❑ Americans eat out 40% of our meals. That’s a lot.

    ❑ Mc Donald’s works to appeal to kids with a number of tricks:
  1. The Mc Donald’s playgrounds. For some communities that don’t have parks, the playgrounds at Mc Donald’s are the only place to...

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