Here is one cause of Obesity and a possible solution

Chair restaurants serving insanely high calorie meals. The Heartbreakers At Chain Restaurants from the New York Times that McDonalds is not the lead offender. “ try the Cheesecake Factory’s Breakfast Burrito: “warm tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, bacon, chicken chorizo, cheese, crispy potatoes, avocado, peppers and onions, over spicy ranchero sauce.” Nutritional information: 2,730 calories (more than a day’s worth, so I hope you’ll skip lunch and dinner), 4,630 milligrams of sodium (two days’ worth) and 73 grams of saturated fat (more than three days’ worth).” We know this because of an Affordable Care Act regulation that went into effect in May 2018 requiring chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets must post calories on menus and menu boards for all their offerings. Now this is a regulation that may change personal behavior. There is evidence that these postings do nudge people to make more nutritious, lower calorie choices. - Sanders DiPiero

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