At one weigh-in Morgan lost 1 lb. Archived from on February 2, 2007. At another weigh-in, a nutritionist said that he gained 17 pounds 7. For dinner, choose a Quarter Pounder with cheese, add another medium order of fries, and you're at 206 percent of daily sat. Super Size Me is a 2004 American documentary film directed by and starring Morgan Spurlock, an American independent filmmaker.
The final results for the 2004 Ms. Super Size Me will completely change the way you think about eating and living. I mean, a guy eats uncontrollable amounts of food, stops exercising, and the whole world is surprised he puts on weight? She lost a total of 30 lbs in 6 weeks. It was not clear at the time whether or not Spurlock would be able to complete the full month of the high-fat, high- diet, and family and friends began to express concern. Let's say you start the day with a sausage and egg McMuffin. Other predominate professional female bodybuilders include Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia, Mily Pena, Nancy Lewis, Rosemary Jennings, Gayle Moher, Mary Ellen Doss, Monica Martin, Angela Debatin, Michelle David, Mary Ellen Jerumbo, and Elizabeth Gomez. This week a Chicago nutritionist told a Sun-Times reporter that of course Spurlock put on weight, because he was eating 5,000 calories a day.
The documentary was nominated for an for. Occasionally you might want to go upscale at someplace like Outback, where the Bloomin' Onion Rings all by themselves provide more than a day's worth of fat and sodium, and 1,600 calories. Parents need to know that Super Size Me is a 2004 documentary in which filmmaker Morgan Spurlock eats nothing but McDonald's fast food for one month in an attempt to make a broader point on how fast food has affected the health and well-being of people in the United States. Towards the end of the experiment, he is a changed man. Along with Joanna, , and are seen.
Also, it described McDonald's discontinuation of the option six weeks after the movie's premiere, as well as its recent emphasis on healthier menu items such as salads, and the release of the new adult. Public Relations Issues and Crisis Management. See what we agree with. That's why I've dined there twice in the last 17 months. Prior to the experiment, Spurlock ate a varied diet but always had vegan evening meals to appease his girlfriend, Alexandra, a.
By the end of the month he weighs about 210 pounds 95 kg , an increase of about 24. About 2000 calories in a lb. Archived from on February 16, 2009. That anyone would do it three times a day is unlikely. I'm not pushing fast food. Despite this warning, Spurlock decides to continue the experiment. Before the show, all of the female bodybuilder would eat sugary food and work out with weights in order to show off their veins.
On the night before the contest, bodybuilding fans get to meet with their bodybuilding heroes. All outside consumption of food is prohibited. He compares Spurlock with the protagonist played by in the movie , who intentionally drinks himself to death in a matter of weeks. For best results, share them with everyone else in the restaurant. As a result, the then-32-year-old Spurlock gained 11. We spend much more money on food that is bad for us -- and then on diet books -- and then on treatment and lawsuits -- than we do on exercise and other ways to prevent disease. There is a revisionist interpretation of the film, in which Spurlock is identified as a self-promoter who on behalf of his film ate more than any reasonable person could consume in a month at McDonald's.
At his second weigh-in, he had gained another 8 pounds 3. Another prominent female bodybuilder featured was , who is a friend of Joanna, helps Joanna train at the gym. The doctors say they have seen similar side-effects from binge drinkers, but never dreamed you could get that way just by eating fast food. At the end of the first round, the judges pick out their top three favorites, which is a strong indicator of final placing. They check him again regularly during the filming, as his weight balloons 30 pounds, his blood pressure skyrockets, his cholesterol goes up 65 points, he has symptoms of toxic shock to his liver, his skin begins to look unhealthy, his energy drops, he has chest pains, and his girlfriend complains about their sex life. It is not long before he finds himself experiencing , and he claims that his bouts of depression, , and could be relieved by eating a McDonald's meal. I'm pushing taking accountability and making the right choice for you individually.
Day 2 brings Spurlock's first of nine Super Size meal, at the McDonald's on 34th Street and Tenth Avenue, which is a meal made of a , Super Size French fries, and a 42-ounce , which takes 22 minutes to eat. As a science teacher, I would never show Super Size Me because when I watched that, I never saw the educational value in that. In the United Kingdom, McDonald's publicized the website, which included a response to and criticisms of the film. At the end of the next round of posing, Joanna did not place in the top three in the lightweight class, much to her and her parents disappointment. The effects of the trial are harrowing: His body mass increases by 13%, his cholesterol levels skyrocket, fat accumulates in his liver, and he experiences mood swings and loss of libido.
There are some sexual references; Spurlock's sex life with his girlfriend is not what it once was since living on nothing but Big Macs and Egg McMuffins. His physicians are surprised at the degree of deterioration in Spurlock's health. You'll get 10 grams of saturated fat -- 50 percent of your daily recommendation, not to mention 39 percent of your daily sodium intake. In between meals, Spurlock drives across the country and interviews a host of health and nutrition experts, lawyers, school workers, and a surprisingly trim man who has eaten over 19,000 Big Macs yet maintains a healthy cholesterol level. Joanna travels to to compete in the. Super Size Me received on.
On Day 21, Spurlock has. Nancy Lewis was picked first, Rosemary Jennings was picked second, and Joanna Thomas was picked third. Advertisement It's amazing, what you find on the menu at McDonald's. What should we do about it? He experiences steadily increasing stomach discomfort during the process, and then in the McDonald's parking lot. After five months of training and dieting, Joanna takes part in the 2004 Ms. The film documents this lifestyle's drastic effect on Spurlock's physical and well-being, and explores the fast food industry's corporate influence, including how it encourages poor for its own profit. Hamburgers were 15 cents, fries were a dime.