Tuesday, 11 May 2004

Fool.com: I Am Beyond Super Sized

"Spurlock goes berserk, eating nothing but McDonald's food for 30 days straight, and apparently he paid the price, putting on 25 pounds and generally doing some bad things to his body. That sounds plausible, but who in their right mind would eat cheeseburgers every day for a month? We have to take a little personal responsibility for our actions. If we don't, there's a price to pay for living high off the Quarter-Pounder. We put on weight, our arteries harden, we develop heart disease. Give McDonald's a break. Its biggest crime is giving the people what they want. "

(read the rest of the article*)

writer Bob Bobala is convinced that the documentary film by Morgan Spurlock, Super Size Me, decrying the evils of McDonald's, will not cause the public to react negatively to the company - Afterall, who doesn't know fastfood isn't exactly what you will call a healthy diet??

sometimes, i really can't help but think that the Americans come across looking rather silly ....

*from Motley Fool - one of my all time fave sites for investing stuff, aimed at the man/woman-in-the-street... go check it out, fren.. :)

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