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Title Fast food / Lauri S. Scherer, book editor.
Publication Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Description 140 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Call # 642.1 F
Series Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints
Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Audience Age 14 to 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-133) and index.
Contents 1. Is fast food harmful? -- Fast food is addictive / Kelly Brownell and Mark Gold -- Fast food is not addictive / J.J. Wilson -- Eating fast food and junk food has serious health consequences / George Monbiot -- Fast food restaurants increasingly offer healthy choices / Terry Rindfleisch -- Fast food is responsible for making children fat / Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine -- Fast food is not responsible for making children fat / Cal Thomas -- Fast food restaurants create "food deserts" in low-income communities / Jennifer Wehunt -- So-called food deserts do not really exist / Peter Wilson -- 2. How should fast food be marketed? -- Fast food ads should be banned during children's programming / Kathy Chapman -- Fast food ads should not be banned during children's programming / Julie Gunlock -- Toys should only be included in kids' fast food meals that meet nutrition standards / Center for Science in the Public Interest -- Toys should not be banned from kids' fast food meals / Michael Yaki -- Fast food restaurants should be required to post their products' nutrition information / Margo Wootan -- Posting fast food nutrition information makes little difference in what people order / Monica Eng -- 3. Should restrictions be placed on fast food? -- Soda and other junk food products should be taxed / Mark Bittman -- Soda should not be taxed / Richard Littlejohn -- Fast food should be banned near schools / Micah White -- Fast food should not be banned near schools / Los Angeles Times -- People should be able to spend food stamps on fast food / Sherrie Tussler -- People should not be able to spend food stamps on fast food / Denise Williams.
Subject Convenience foods -- United States.
Convenience foods -- Health aspects -- United States.
Fast food restaurants -- United States.
Addl. Author Scherer, Lauri S., editor.
ISBN 9780737769227 (hbk.) :
073776922X (hbk.)

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