Mr. Sosidka

SuperSize Me STUDY GUIDE

 

 

THE MCDONALDíS DIET

 

How long?  30 days

 

What must he eat? Everything on the menu at least once

 

How must he restrict his exercise? Cannot walk more than 1 mile a day; takes cabs to limit his steps

 

What to do about SuperSizing? Only if they ask him

 

The weight gain? 25 pounds in 30 days

 

The greatest physical damage? To his liver

 

How many doctors? 3

 

Other physical complaints Morgan has? Depression; chest pains; headaches; trouble breathing; mood swings; intimacy problems with girlfriend

 

What happens to his clinic? Loses its funding and shuts down in middle of filming

 

Second lunch? Supersized double quarter pounder with cheese meal

 

 

McDONALDís

 

Advertising budget over 1 billion dollars a year (close to 1.3 billion)

 

 

The only things which do not contain sugar fries; chicken nuggets; coffee; iced tea; diet coke; hashbrowns

 

 

What canít Morgan seem to find? Nutritional guide/chart/pamphlets

 

 

With whom canít Morgan seem to speak? Representatives from McDonaldís (CEO)

 

What does the company call frequent customers? Heavy users

 

What did McDís do as a result of the movie? Stopped serving supersize

 

FAT AMERICA

 

Who speaks at a school? Jared from Subway

 

 

 

Who distributes the food at a WV school?  How often? U.S. Government; Only 6 meals are homemade each month

 

 

 

Son of the founder of what ice cream company spoke? Baskin Robbins

 

 

 

To what question didnít people know the answer? What is a calorie?

 

 

The fattest state in the country was? Texas

 

 

A family in front of the White House didnít know the Pledge of Allegiance but knew the Big Mac song (jingle)

 

FYI

 

How many calories should a person intake daily? 2500

 

 

A reason given for why elementary schools are cutting out phys ed classes is: more time for testing due to NCLB

 

 

Morganís girlfriend Vegan chef

 

 

Don Gorske The Big Mac Guy- has eaten 19,000 Big Macs at time of this movie