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Running Head: STRATEGIC KILLER OF MINORITIES, “A.K.A. FAST FOODS”

Strategic Killer Of Minorities, “A.K.A. Fast Foods”
Stephanie D. Ruben
DeVry University
Professor: Thomas Le

Strategic Killer Of Minorities, “A.K.A. Fast Foods

What parent could bare the thought of being a contributor of their families poor health condition. Nevertheless, I see this destruction happening everyday all around me regarding minorities and the way they allow their families to eat, especially their children. Eventually, their children will be obese and severely sick because of poor social status, minorities makes poor choices, some are unemployment , low income and society marketing of, “Cheap Food.” Researchers have shown the effects of diabetes on complications of cardiovascular disease is more severe among members of most ethnic minority groups in western countries as among populations of developing countries where an increased waist-to-hip ratio is a strong predicator of, “ischemic heart disease.” Fast Food, Poverty, and Job Discrimination is destroying our young generation, even though others may argue differently. A contributor of obesity in the minority community is the, “Fast Food Industry.“ Marketing has played a major role in enticing the general public with advertisements and campaigns. Obesity in minorities are at an all time high. Some could argue that obesity is caused by laziness of technology, fewer people use their body at home because of a sedentary life style. However, researchers have shown statistically that the food itself is manufactured to make people eat more. The fast food industry…...

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