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What Is The Message Of Fed Up By Katie Couric

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Katie Couric has co-produced a new documentary called Fed Up. The film focuses on the federal government and food industry and the parts they play in U.S. obesity rates. Couric also serves as narrator for the film. Though the documentary has been met with some criticism, overall the message is one that needs to be sent: The powers that be may not be on the public’s side. More often than not, obesity is blamed upon the individual. If they would only eat better and exercise they would lose the extra weight. However, there is a fair argument to be made for complicity on the part of an industry that preys upon the nation’s sugar addiction and a government that relies on outdated practices and
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