By suing fast food companies, obese people are sending a message stating that these companies are to blame for their obesity by selling readily availible fat-laden food that is passed off as food suitible for everyday use. According to attorney John Banzahf “there is a lot of focus on the fast food companies because they are mentioned more than virtually any of the other causes” (movie). Fast food chains, like any other business has a primary goal and that is for it's business to make profit. What means profit in fast food translates to health risk to consumers. Employees of major fast food chains have been trained to get the consumer to buy a bigger drink for a few cents more or add on two sides of dessert for a bargain price all while playing into our need to have more. The recommended serving for meat is a three ounce deck of card sized portion for an adult. The patty on most hamburgers at a fast food chain is at least a quarter of a pound with some of the most famous burgers with two, three, or maybe four pattys each. Out of one hundred nutritionalist surveyed from around America, two percent said that fast food should be eaten twice a week or more, twenty-eight said that fast food should be eaten once a week to one or twice a month and another 45% said you should never eat fast food. While all have... [continues]
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