From the book jacket: Can man live on fast food alone? Morgan
Spurlock tried to do just that. For thirty days, he ate nothing but
three "squares" a day from McDonald's as part of an investigation into
the effects of fast food on American health. He gained twenty-five
pounds, his blood pressure skyrocketed, and his libido all but
But this story goes far beyond Spurlock's good-humored "Mc-Sickness." He traveled across the country - into schools, hospitals, and people's homes - to investigate school lunch programs, the marketing of fast food, and the declining emphasis on health and physical education. He looks at why fast food is so tasty, cheap, and ultimately seductive, and what Americans can do to turn the rising tide of obesity, ...
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