Too Much Of A Good Thing By Greg Critser

1340 Words Oct 18th, 2015 6 Pages
Many individuals do not realize it, but obesity has become a huge epidemic in today’s society. Individuals tend to ignore the growing unhealthy products around them; instead of questioning why people are gaining weight so rapidly, they enjoy the unhealthy and unsuitable substances that they are putting in their body. Some eat whatever they can find, and since they are in a certain predicaments, they have no choice but, end up doing the same thing to their children. Many have not seen it yet, but parents are feeding their children unhealthy substances. The nutrients that they are feeding them are unhealthy, and since children do not know any better, they cannot disagree with what is being provided to them, nor can they tell whether they have had enough or not. In an article “Too Much of a Good Thing” by Greg Critser. He explains how parents are partially to blame for their children 's obesity and also their children 's environments. Critser uses statistic, biological experiments, and comparisons show how child obesity has become a great problem in today’s society and that parents have much to do with it. Crister uses statistic to show how the number of obesity has grown over the past few years, especially during childhood. Everyone sees this, but there are nothing they can really do about. Parents are feeding their children unhealthy food more than ever. In the text it states, “at least 25% of all American under age nineteen are overweight or obese, a figure that has doubled…
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