Super Size Me 2004
On television, on the commercials.
#fe82798a / read by Saradha-18
Interesting, in only thirty days of eating nothing but McDonald's I gained twenty-four and a half pounds, my liver turned to fat and my cholesterol shot up sixty-five points.
He's the character that made McDonald's, and he does a lot of funny stuff on TV.
Who needs 42 ounces of Coke?
#f600539e / read by Saradha-18
But the scary part is: there are people who eat this food regularly.
#f0325360 / read by Saradha-18
We called 100 nutritionists all over America.
#ee4c68fd / read by Saradha-18
Only two out of the 100 said you should eat fast food two times a week or more.
I'm feeling a little McCrazy.
#e6208a9d / read by Saradha-18
I'm not kidding. 72% of the people who eat at McDonald's are heavy users.
#e0ecd622 / read by Saradha-18
Obesity is now second only to smoking as a cause of preventable death in America, with an estimated 400,000 deaths from related illnesses.
Multiply my daily amount by 46 million - the amount of people they feed each day - and you get enough garbage to fill the Empire State Building... every single day.
McDonald's calls people who eat their food at least once a week, heavy users.
But if you decide to keep living this way, go ahead.
#d0efa5be / read by Saradha-18
My arms got the McTwitches going in here from all the sugar that's going in my body right now.
You'll not talk to anybody and you'll like it that way.
#cc057bb5 / read by Saradha-18
McDonald, Ronald McDonald.
#c86dc4ca / read by Saradha-18
We've got the biggest cars, the biggest houses, the biggest companies, the biggest food, and finally: the biggest people.
My body fat percentage went from eleven to eighteen percent, still below the national average of twenty-two percent for men and thirty percent for women.
You're sick, and you're making yourself sick, and you can make yourself unsick by stopping doing what you're doing.
School districts in New York, Texas, and San Francisco have banned sugary soft drinks in schools.
These people eat their food 3, 4, 5 times a week and up. 22% of the people who eat at McDonald's are super heavy users.
McDonald's joined right in, sponsoring events that showed how health-conscious they've become, and creating a new line of premium salads.
#b3142202 / read by Saradha-18
And you may wind up here.
#b23dca6e / read by Selvimeena-70
I consumed over thirty pounds of sugar. That's an average of a pound of sugar a day.
Over the course of my McDiet, I consumed 30 pounds of sugar from their food.
A pancake-wrapped creation that won my heart in Texas, but can pack as much fat as a Big Mac, and have more sugar than a pack of McDonaldland cookies.
At the same time, however, they also masterminded one of their fattest sandwiches to date: the McGriddle.
In fact, their new premium ranch chicken salad with dressing delivers more calories than a Big Mac and 51 grams of fat, 79% of your daily fat intake.
So, while my experiment may have been a little extreme, it's not that crazy.
After six months of deliberation, Judge Robert Sweet dismissed the lawsuit against McDonald's.
I craved this food more and more when I ate it, and got massive headaches when I didn't.
If this ever-growing paradigm is going to shift, it's up to you.
#8e511342 / read by Saradha-18
He helps people at the cash register.
#8b222aef / read by Chethan-21
Some people even eat it every day.
#8b17b75c / read by Saradha-18
I guess the big question is, who do you want to see go first? You? Or them?
No wonder all this stuff happened to you.
#86c5e9a4 / read by Saradha-18
I like food! I like food! Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut!
#807a06ed / read by Deekshitha-72
That's a pound a day.
#7c2fe4f9 / read by Chethan-21
One of the most disturbing things to me is that in the last 20 to 25 years, we've actually seen a doubling of overweight and obese children and adolescents.
Since 1980, the the total number of overweight and obese Americans has doubled.
Obviously, that has been sitting around all day.
#7531b44a / read by Chethan-21
A half pound of fries?
#73fd9156 / read by Akanksha-14
This is the best part of the day, when I get to be fat, on the bed, with my quart of Coke.
In 2001, on direct media advertising, that's radio, television and print, McDonald's spent 1.4 Billion dollars worldwide.
Nearly 100 million Americans today are either overweight or obese. That's more than 60% of all US adults.
We're part of the problem, and we also are part of the solution.
#5b4401e0 / read by Saradha-18
In its peak year the Five-a-Day Vegetable Campaigns total advertising budget in all media was a lowly 2 million dollars, 100 times less than just the direct media budget of one candy company.
He works at McDonald's. I love the pancakes and sausage!
#53b61a32 / read by Deekshitha-72
McDonald's stated that it is a matter of common knowledge that any processing its foods undertake serve to make them more unhealthier than unprocessed foods.
And 45 said you should never eat it.
#4f228247 / read by Deekshitha-72
I felt depressed and exhaused most of the time, my mood swung on a dime and my sex life was non existent.
You get the McBrick, then you get the McStomach ache.
#43b69bc2 / read by Saradha-18
Over the course of the 30 days, I generated more than 13 bags of garbage.
#40fa39b6 / read by Deekshitha-72
That would be a great start.
#3a881b4b / read by Deekshitha-72
Right now I've got some McGas that's rockin'.
#3a82a9b7 / read by Chethan-21
The big reason? The two girls failed to show that eating McDonald's food was what caused their injuries.
You start getting the McTummy.
#3587f491 / read by Deekshitha-72
And the results were not on track with the vast majority McDonald's talked about.
Why not do away with your Super Size options?
#29020b21 / read by Chethan-21
Case in Point: McNuggets.
#2671d4e7 / read by Chethan-21
I'm gonna show you some pictures and I want you to tell me who they are.
And no company wants to stop doing that.
#1d19c9e2 / read by Deekshitha-72
They're a business, no matter what they say.
#1c619a9c / read by Deekshitha-72
I nearly doubled my risk of coronary heart disease, making myself twice as likely to have heart failure.
See, now's the time of the meal when you start getting the McStomach ache.
And this weight gain has been linked to countless health problems later in life.
The fattest state in America: Mississippi, where one in four people are obese.
To advertise candy, Hershey foods spent a mere 200 million dollars internationally.
In my final blood test many of my body functions showed signs of improvement, but the doctors were less than optimistic.
He was the 4th president. He freed the slaves. He could never tell a lie.