“What we eat now is a greater cause of disease and death in the world than either tobacco or alcohol.”
This article talks about how dietary habits have changed with our current era of abundant food.
The article also talks about a case study about changes in the diets of the Chinese since 2004, which is very revealing indeed.
In India, this problem is becoming very acute. I am painfully aware of this everytime I look at what people are eating in Indian homes, and what they are filling their supermarket trolleys with.
We need a war against HFSS foods and this must not be limited only to packaged foods. A lot of the meals that Indian families cook at home have the same problem.
Read the article in the Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/mar/16/snack-attacks-the-toxic-truth-about-the-way-we-eat