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BILL LARSON (2) B Y K I M B E R LY K I N G Fantastic Fit Moderator of the “Healthy On-the-Go Habits” panel at Pennsylvania’s Multicultural Affairs Congress, Bill Larson is well aware of the pull of fast food culture and the pain of obesity. THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF FAST FOOD CULTURE IN AMERICA ARE NO SECRET— throughout the aughts filmmakers Morgan Spurlock and Richard Linklater showed us the dark side of supersizing, and author and food activist Michael Pollan’s creed to “Eat food. Not too much. Mainly plants.” served as the basis for his New York Times-bestseller and national sensation The Omnivore’s Dilemma. But, like smoking cigarettes 48 or drinking to excess, America’s ballooning obesity rates indicate that many have turned a blind eye to the dangers of a high-fat lifestyle. Not even a struggling economy has slowed down the fast food machine. “As we began 2010, McDonald’s January global-comparable-sales trend remains positive,” said Jim Skinner, the company’s chief executive, in a statement. He also noted that McDonald’s served one+ 03 / 0 4.11

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + March/April 2011

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Energy of Many
Ultimate Fail
Ask the Experts
Wonders, Man
Business Is Back
Top Spots
Fail vs. Fail
Long Distance Sportsmanship
The Conference Is Not About You
Eat, Play, Love
Fantastic Fit
Where Tomorrow Happens
Middle Kingdom Come
All Together Now
Economic Impact Study
The Truth of Tech
The Social Networker
Super Wi-Fi Is Coming
The Kitchen Sink
@ Your Service
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again
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