That struggle offers useful lessons, mostly in the sphere of politics, but the story arc of American tobacco is much less complicated: nicotine is a habit-forming drug packaged in a carcinogenic product that the tobacco industry promoted while hiding the truth about its deadly effects.
The parents of these kids should be punished for making their kids become like this.
A third possible cause to the obesity epidemic other than bad eating habits, is the lack f activity in a day to day basis. Both groups were given a snack to eat while watching. Suicidal tendencies have also been linked to the feelings of depression and low self-esteem that accompany obese people McVeigh.
The tale of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health care in America, is instructive.
The food that people are eating and the lack of physical activity has a lot to do with this big rise. Fatness, it seems, is viral. Unfortunately, our culture reinforces this anxiety by turning obesity into pornography.