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How Far Will You Go To Satisfy That Craving?

How Far Will You Go To Satisfy That Craving?
From Lifehack - December 4, 2017

Obesity (defined by the World Health Organisation as having a BMI greater than 30), is highly related to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and certain types of cancer. In 2014, more than 2 in 3 adults in the US were considered to be overweight or have obesity. Our choice of food does not merely affect the joy and pleasures that we get from our tastebuds, but also affects our health and physical body in the long run.Obesity (defined by the World Health Organisation as having a BMI greater than 30), is highly related to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and certain types of cancer. In 2014, more than 2 in 3 adults in the US were considered to be overweight or have obesity. Our choice of food does not merely affect the joy and pleasures that we get from our tastebuds, but also affects our health and physical body in the long run.

After hearing about a lawsuit against McDonalds from two girls, accusing the restaurant chain for contributing to their obesity,Morgan Spurlock decided to film a movie about his experience following a 30-day period, during which he ate only McDonalds. The documentary titledSupersize Me was nominated for the academy award, and six weeks after the films debut, McDonalds dropped their supersize portions, showing the influence of the film.

Spurlock started his experiment eating a McDonalds meal three times a day, consuming every item on the menu at least once. For every day, Spurlock consumed an average of 5,000 kcal (equivalent to 9.26 Big Macs) during the 30-day period. The film documented radical effects on Spurlocks well-being, physically and mentally.

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