An Analysis Of Brandon Knowlen 's Campaign Advertisement Sequence, Obesity Is Suicide, For The Northern Bariatric Surgery

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Taylor Schori Professor Jung English 101 5 October 2015 How One Person’s Diet...Can Kill Us All. A Rhetorical Analysis of Brandon Knowlen’s Campaign Advertisement Sequence “Obesity is Suicide” for The Northern Bariatric Surgery Institute Intro: Sausage Paragraph: According to the National Institutes of Health, “Obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. An estimated 300,000 deaths per year are due to the obesity epidemic.” When people become severely overweight it affects every part of their body. In this first ad, the method of self-slaughter is hanging, or asphyxiation. The two systems that are most greatly affected by both obesity and asphyxiation alike, are the cardiovascular and respiratory system. Under the weight of their own bodies, it is difficult for the lungs to function properly taking in oxygen and pumping oxygenated blood through the body. Having an excessive amount of intra-abdominal, or belly fat “affects your blood pressure; your blood lipid levels and interferes with your ability to use insulin effectively. You use insulin to process glucose derived from food, our body 's primary fuel. If you cannot use insulin properly you may develop diabetes, a risk factor of cardiovascular disease.” The cardiovascular system suffers greatly due to the increase of fat in the body; coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and other cardiac diseases are very common causes of death in the obese

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