It kind of looks like things started to go down hill beginning in 1954 and continued with MacDonalds the next year............
Pretty bad when no one was clueing into the real problem when a diet group was developed in 1963 to help with weight loss.
Would have been better to have shut down fast food places or forced them at that time to change their menu.
Whoopee along comes more fast food places.
Would things have been different at this point in time if someone had shown the amount of calories, fat and sugar in all food?
Would things have been different had we all known how many calories we needed to survive?
In 1967 along comes the microwave making it easier to stuff our faces with convenience............so along comes liposuction to suck it all out so portions could be increased in 1977.
Oh goody snack food gets it's own month to celebrate......and we head into the 90's no wiser as low fat comes on the scene to make it easier to get fat.........less fat meant eating more sugar and salt and we all know what that does to us.
Finally we get the web in 1991 and someone decides we should stack all the food to show people what we should be eating but the general population has no idea how many calories they are consuming and on it went.
Instead of portion control and exercise being introduced some yahoo introduces a fake fat....Olestra so we can continue to eat more and continue to get fatter but that's ok cause we have liposuction to suck it out at our convenience, if only we could afford it...
Finally along comes someone in 2003 with the common sense to introduce Spark People a program that can actually help every man, woman and child on this planet.
If this program could reach every family member we just might put an end to obesity.
Sorry I'm so long winded but it is good to see the truth smacking us in the face.
Spot on !!
- 2/5/2008 2:12:58 PM