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Subject: How Food Industry Enabl(es) US Obesity Epidemic Date: 1/12/2013 4:10 PM
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http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/01/11/1436441/food-indu...
How The Food Industry Is Enabling The United States’ Obesity Epidemic
"...even though most Americans agree that obesity is a critical public health issue facing the nation...opinions about how personal responsibility factors into the epidemic are somewhat divided along party lines. Democrats tend to believe that both the individual and government are responsible for combating the obesity epidemic, while Republicans believe the onus falls largely on the individual.
The “personal responsibility” argument assumes that people can simply avoid sugar and other unhealthy additives by staying away from fast foods. But Dr. Robert Lustig, the author of the new book Fat Chance, explained this week on MSNBC’s Morning Joe that avoiding sugar — which he believes to be a major cause of America’s weight issue — may not be as easy as it seems..."
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