The Gorge Yourself Enviroment

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“The gorge- yourself environment”
We find foods everywhere we look; sitting along the roadsides, calling at you in bright colors from grocery store shelves, glowing in vending machines down the hallway. There is no way to escape the never-ending advertisements from fast food restaurant. This is where obesity begins; consuming more food portions than your body needs People need to set limits and health plans early in their life to overcome this new threat. In this research, journalist Erica Goode tries to evaluate the local and global influence of the fast food industry of the United States.

Erica Goode is an award winning journalist and currently on the staff of the New York Times. In 1979, she got her master degree in social psychology. Goode relies on research studies in nutrition and public health to support her speculation. She was also awarded as a mass media fellowship sponsored by the American association for the advancement of science. She has also written for publication, such as, vogue, self, Mirabella and edited book called letters for children (1996). Due to her work and experiences, she has won awards for her writing from the national mental health association and American psychiatric association. As of result, we can say that Goode have been considered one of the most reputable name in the industry of journalism. Further more, she also show her background and adequate knowledge and experience with the industry, which gives her more credibility and dependability in writing about various issues regarding one topic. In this research she talks about making decision for what and how much to eat are dictated by many factor besides hunger. Bigger, cheaper, and more varied meals, heavily advertised and widely available, may induces people to eat more than they need to. This includes on her having direct contact with people involved in her research, supplied with facts.

In the research, Goode tells about the fast food industries and how people are so...
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