Britons have the worst diet in Europe: Highly-processed foods make up more than HALF of what people eat and raise the risk of heart disease and strokes



Britons have the worst diet in Europe, research suggests. 
More than half of the food found in the average Briton's household is highly-processed, which is driving the obesity epidemic and putting people at risk of heart disease and strokes, a Brazilian study found. 
Processed food consumption, such as eating ready meals, biscuits and salami, in the UK is five times higher than in Portugal and nearly four times greater than in France, Greece or Italy, the research adds.
The researchers also found that for every one per cent increase in processed food availability in people's homes, the risk... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Health, Views: 37
Source: Daily Mail
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