Jennifer Rubell, food and entertaining writer, explains the causes and consequences of the obesity epidemic.
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[Music Playing] I have a very, I would say an alternative view of the causes of the obesity epidemic. I think a lack of home cooking is just absolutely killing America. I think it is killing Republic of American society and I think it is killing people through the obesity epidemic. People just are not eating real food anymore and even when they are eating at home, they are not eating real food because they are eating some kind of frozen food or processed food or pre-prepared food and all of that is poison. I mean it is all really, really bad for you. It has so much more oil and salt and fat and stuff you would never, never, never put into food if you were cooking it yourself. Everyone in every culture and in the American culture until more recently understood this. Everybody understood that when you eat in a restaurant, you do it once in a while, but they are always using more fat and more salt. It is not as healthy as eating at home and if you are cooking real meals at home and people are eating real food, some people are going to get obese because some people have some issues, but that is going to be the same percentage that it used to be back in the day as opposed to now when it is like, people are getting obese who have no reason to be obese. I personally can eat a whole bag of Doritos, right. But how many fresh corn cam I eat? Can I eat six cups of corn, seven cups of corn? I can eat maybe two cups of corn. Processed food, it is engineered to make you eat it in an addictive way. [Music Playing]
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