Obesity And Being Overweight : Common Worldwide Issues Around The World

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Oluwakemi Agbi-Williams Professor Keneika Rowe HP 450-45 Hospitality Senior Seminar 04 July 2015 Introduction Obesity and being overweight are very common worldwide issues around the world, especially in the U.S. There are more than 3 million cases per year. By changing your lifestyle such as diet and exercise, losing weight can seem effortless. Desirable junk/fast food or even irresistible fast food commercials can tempt you to do the unthinkable. We are all victims of this advertising war. Quick-service restaurants (QSR) generate these advertisements in hope to attract more consumers or to increase their popularity rates around town. These commercials bombard our state of mind only to convince us to buy unhealthy food for worthless money. The increase in fast food commercials in the U.S. has led to an increase in both QSR revenues and the obesity rates. Regulating commercial frequencies will lead to a decline in the obesity rate. Our country has more than enough issues that frequently affect our population. Despite these alarming cautions, the food industries with their advertiser use every available media outlet to promote and sell their products. Pushing food and drinks high in sugar is unethical and unjust. We learn to encourage children into healthy food habits, but we don’t always take these precautions to action. Non-Stop Push from the Food Industries There is no doubt that any industry, regardless the service, will want to make as much money as possible. The
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