|Re: Exploitative Internet Marketing Fuels Child Obesity|
14 Sep 2006 12:07:30 -0700
> I was born in 1928 and so I grew up in the depression years of|
> the 1930s and then the 1940s.
Well, I was born in 1953 (getting so I don't want to admit it, but
> Cooking then was commonly done with lard or solid other animal fats.
When I learned to cook it was very common to use meat products for
People like that kind of cooking. Why? It tastes good! :)
> Hamburger places existed, fried their hamburgers and french fries in
When I think back to my teen years, places like McDonalds, White
> Why were't we visited with an epidemic of obesity.
I don't know. My family is lucky I guess. I'm a few pounds over what I
When I think back, we were toally bombarded with ads for sugar cereal,
Of course the school lunch back then was based on the Basic 4, having
> But fast food places sell much tastier food. And, at 78, I still find
Fast food outlets will sell what sells. Economics 101.
> I'm not sure, however, what this has to do with communications, except
I really think that the advertisers are being blamed when it's not
Is childhood obesity really as rampant as "they" say? As I look at
It's my impression that the current generation is by far healthier
I almost cringe at thinking back at the cigarette ads that bombarded
Oh well ...
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