Watch the film below:It is often available on Netflix or you can order and watch it off the Internet or purchase it from Amazon.
Fed Up – Laurie David/Katie Couric
Write a 2-3 page reflection paper emphasizing the questions below. Read the link on how to write a reflection paper.
This project is worth 50 points. Do not make this a movie review. This is a reflection paper!
http://www.ehow.com/way_5184362_tips-writing-reflection-paper.html (Links to an external site.)
Assignment for “FED UP”
After viewing the film, discuss the following in your reflection paper. What was your overall reaction to the film? There were many facts in the video, incorporate at least 5 major facts that the film cited. Bold your facts and incorporate them into your reflection. Discuss the following in your reflection paper/do not just answer the question but reflect on them…
Why is a calorie not a calorie? Why is there a difference between 160 calories in almonds compared to 160 calories in soda? How many minutes do you need to exercise to burn off one 20 oz. soda?
Why did 20 doctors resign from the American Academy of Family Physicians?
What happens to your body when you eat sugar? What are the after-effects?
Why did the World Health Organization decide to delete the sugar recommendation from reports?
What is the role of the advertising industry in marketing to children? Do you believe that the advertising around you impacts your own food decisions? Do you feel taken advantage of?
How do you think you can improve your own diet?
What is the bottom line in all of this?