This is a Great Article from NYT: The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food
It tells interesting inside-stories of the Big Food Industry as well as the science, psychology and marketing behind the food development. What caught my attention was the industry’s conflict of interest between making foods healthier and keep profiting with blockbuster junk products.
The author mentions decades-old stories and articles, showing us that there haven’t been significant improvements on food formulation and marketing by the food industry to address the issues of food addiction and obesity.
However, we, the consumers, have the power to vote through our purchase. Let’s use our daily power to vote and promote healthier foods that improve the lives of our family and society.
When shopping for groceries, the Nutritional Facts label and Ingredients list are good guides to help us choose healthy foods. We’ll talk more about it in the next post! See you soon!