Don’t Blame Fat (Walsh)

  1. What did the Senate Committee (Government) tell Americans to do in 1977?

  1. ……………… and in 1980?

  1. Why did they do this?

  1. How did the food industry respond?

  1. How did the American people respond?

  1. What evidence is there for these changes?

40 years later…….
  1. Was the government right? Did these changes improve health and reduce deaths from heart disease?

  1. What is the evidence?

  1. Does all the evidence agree?

  1. Could there be other reasons?

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Works Cited

Walsh, Bryan. "Don't Blame Fat." TIME (2014): 20-27.