Polla Fast Food Thesis

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Ana Rodriguez Apodoca English 12/ period 3 18 March 2013 Final Draft Corn is in everything that we eat today and its becoming much more unhealthy for us. Obesity rates have gotten higher and homes lack home-cooked meals. The way that food processors see it as is its just for a paycheck to get people to buy food that is obviously bad for them. Advertisements have taken over the households of some teenagers and parents giving them the opportunty to give in. While parents are focused on work and hardly having time to cook dinner at homes shools should teach kids how to cook and shop for themselves. The fact that parents don't have much time to cook dinner because of work is causing them to eat out more than they should. With corn becoming easier to get, obesity rates start to raise, “Its probably no coincidence that the whole sale switch to corn sweetners in the 1980's makes the beginning of the epdemic of obesity and tpe two diabetes in this county” (Pollan 9). What…show more content…
Parents start to become much more busy adding more things to their plate at work so they just grab food on their way home. Advertisements open opportunities for parents and teenagers temptng them to buy out and become lazy. “There is, then, a politic of food that, like any politics, involves our freedom. We still (sometimes) remember that we cannot be free if our food and voices are controlled by someone else” (Pleasures of Eating). Berry explains in this section that people allow themselves to be spoken for rather than speaking for themselves. In “The Pleasures of Eating” Berry tells us that people lose their sense of pride by not taking actions for themselves. Advertisements should not be the one to speak for others and people should start speaking out. By continuing to let advertisements and people speak for others they allow food processors the opportunity to laugh and put people at

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