In the movie, Mr. Spurlock embarks on a month long experiment.
– What was the purpose of Mr. Spurlocks experiment?
– What guidelines did he follow in the experiment?
– What kinds of physical and emotional effects did the McDonalds diet have on Mr. Spurlock?
– Would you do what Mr. Spurlock did? Will watching this movie change the way you eat? If so, what specifically do you plan to do?
Morgan Spurlock embarked on this experiment due to the increasing spread of obesity throughout the U.S. society which the Surgeon General has declared “epidemic”, and the corresponding lawsuit brought against McDonald’s. He contends that McDonald’s and the fast food industry does have an influence on this obesity issue and they promote poor nutrition for their own profit.
After thirty days, he gained 24.5 lb, and increase of 13% of his body mass.