Could this be a decisive blow in battle against junk food temptation? – leader comment

Telling customers how much they are eating in terms of how much exercise they must do to burn off the calories sounds like (sort of) a good idea.
We love it, even though we know it’s probably killing us. High-calorie junk food is one of the major causes of the obesity crisis, but given it’s loaded with sugar, fat and salt – all things we have evolved to crave because once they were in short supply – we sometimes just cannot help but tuck in.
“One won’t hurt,” we tell ourselves, then suddenly we’ve polished off the jumbo-sized packet that was on special offer in the supermarket that’s more... read more

 
11 December 2019 in Health, Views: 52
Source: Scotsman
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