Research the obesity epidemic in the U.S. and compare to other industrialized countries. Discuss the issues of portion sizing, overconsumption, and health implications with respect to various social and cultural groups.

Using materials from your textbook and the online academic / research journals (found in GWC library databases / library content)

Submit a thoughtful paper using at least one formal journal article to support your statements.

Be sure that you are not using a magazine, popular culture magazine, or website as your primary source. You should connect the topic to the course materials including relevant theories and themes, and support your arguments with your research from the library.