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The disease of over production, cheep pricing, over weight sugar, and many other things, all contained in a few companies with “business”  like transactions.


The most common illnesses, that obesity gives, from these cheaper, high-tech way of living: cardiovascular, endocrine, gastrointestinal, liver disease and many more.  


In 2004, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ranked obesity as the number one health risk facing America.

Obesity currently results in an estimated 400,000 deaths a year in the United States and costs the national economy nearly $122.9 billion annually.

Childhood obesity affects more than 15 percent of the population under 18 years old that is classified as overweight.” - (Obesity in America)

and yet that hasn't been changed, though updated, even in 2012.


Most of these come from FATS, SALTS AND SUGERS, that we, America, consume on a daily bases.


A 2011 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that:


1.
The average male consumes 175 calories a day from drinks containing
added sugar (like soda)
2. The average female consumes 94 calories
from these drinks
3. About half of the population drinks a
sugar-sweetened beverage on any given day”-(The
Healthy Eating Guide)


and
that’s just drinks people.


America
is a population of roughly 312.8 million people (or exactly
312,780,968 people) in 2012.


That
312.8 figure is a 2.25 million person increase since
New
Year's Day, 2011
.
That's a 0.7 percent jump, which means we're growing at a slightly
faster rate than entering 2011 (a paltry 0.6 percent) but not quite
as fast as when we entered
2010
(when
we boomed along at 0.9 percent).

As with the last two years, the Census estimates that there will be one birth every eight seconds and one death every 12 seconds.”-(U.S.News & World Report)

did you know that theres many foods that contain/produce sugar in you're body? If not, heres a list:


  • Breads

  • Cakes and pies

  • Candies

  • Cereals

  • Cookies and crackers

  • Croutons

  • French fries

  • Gravies

  • Imitation meat or seafood

  • Matzo

  • Pastas

  • Processed luncheon meats

  • Salad dressings

  • Sauces, including soy sauce

  • Seasoned rice mixes

  • Seasoned snack foods, such as potato and tortilla chips

  • Self-basting poultry

  • Soups and soup bases

  • Vegetables in sauce

  • beer


- (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)



add that to the food companies that target kids, not only on TV commercials, but social networking websites, Facebook for example, and chat programs.  

One in four TV commercials seen by teens are food ads, according to another University of Illinois study. The most common ads were for fast-food, beverages and sweets. Black adolescents saw about 14 percent more food ads than did their white peers, according to the study.” - (U.S.News & World Report)


over producing, leading manufacturers, like McDonald's, pup veils over you're head to get you to buy they're products; lowering costs to sell you chemically mixed shit that was defrosted, for all minorities to enjoy.    


We're a vast ocean of fish, and they're the sharks.

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:iconthisplz: is what happens when i watch inspirational things at the same time, Silenced, a Korean movie about child abuse that took place, its really good, but sad, and Food Inc. which i haven't watch the whole thing yet, me and my sister are going to watch the rest in the evening, and i suddenly had an epiphany to write this. idk if its good or not, or if its in the right category, so tell me if you liked it or not=D thank you.

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