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Who's really to blame

Who’s really to blame?
In the essay, “Don’t blame the eater,” David Zinczenko editor and chief of “Men’s Health magazine” and author of the bestselling book “Eat This Not That,” Believes that kids should be suing the fast food companies for making them fat. “Once people cross under the golden arches, Zinczenko puts it, they are doomed to a lifetime of obesity.”(392) He also goes on to sympathize with these kids” [because as a teenager] he had the choice of McDonalds, Taco bell, Kentucky fried chicken or Pizza hut [and due to this] he was an overweight kid himself. [At the age of] “15 he had packed on 212 pounds of torpid teenage tallow.” (392) this is why he blames the fast food companies for the $6.2Billion in health care cost that goes towards diabetes.
I do not agree with zinczenko. I do not believe that it is the fast food restaurants fault for making people fat. It is the person that choses to order the Double cheese burger, large fries, and the extra-large drink and then consumes it is the one that is to blame for their health, weight and stature. I also disagree when he says that the 6.2 billion in health care cost that went towards diabetes is the fast food restaurants fault.
Due to the growing information out there about healthy eating and exercise the obesity epidemic is gradually changing. Zinczenko claims is that he “got lucky,” because he went to college, joined the Navy Reserves, and got involved with a health magazine,” (392). It seems, that he failed to realize and/or recognize, is that he made those choices to change; and others also have the ability to make good choices. They now have the knowledge and ability to exercise better and make better food and life style choices.
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... into our bodies to be used up almost immediately. When we don’t exercise the opposite happens, and our bodies generate, store, and accumulate fat really fast. So I guess you could say, “I don‘t want to do that.”
Hey! I’m not saying that it’s going to be easy, we’re habitual creatures. Once we get into a routine, it can be really hard to change it, but if you want to change your body, you have to change your habits.
So I guess you could say, teenagers who “cross under the golden arches of McDonalds” are doomed to a fate of obesity and diabetes. I also guess you could say shame on you Burger king for advertising unhealthy foods. Go ahead and say, it’s the restaurants fault for the $6.2 billion in health cost for diabetes. You could also come up with every excuse in the book to not exercise too; but in the end it was your choice all along.

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