Introduction to American Society. Lesson 12. Food. Japan: Gohan and okazu US: the four food groups. Diets and Health. 60% of Americans are overweight.
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US: the four food groups
60% of Americans are overweight.
“The typical fast food meal -- hamburger, large fries, large soft drink and dessert -- includes as many calories as one person is supposed to eat in an entire day. “ (cnn)
Popular diet methods:
pills, drinks, low fat diets
New: Atkins, South Beach diets (low-carb)
Here are some interesting facts about transportation in the US:
You see from these pages that:
Most Americans use cars every day.
Cars are used for long distance travel.
Trains and buses are rarely used.
Media includes newspapers, television, radio,
books, magazines, and internet
What kind of media do YOU use the most?
In America, Indiantelevision.com Team (2003)
surveyed 2,618 people 13 to 24
Young Americans’ ActivityHours per week
Internet surfing16.7 hours
Watching TV13.6 hours
Talking on phone 7.7 hours
Reading books/magazines 6 hours