Someone Is Actually Trying to Promote Healthy Food, Hurrah!

I was reading an article from the Guardian on food programs in Latin America geared to decreasing sugar, fat, salt and calories in foods and to encourage healthier menu choices.

The link is:

Latin America leads the fight against junk food with the US on the sidelines

In case the link ends, the article speaks to Mexico taxing sugar in beverages and Chile requiring warnings on packages of high sugar, fat, salt and calorie foods. This while the US is not taking any significant action.

These efforts are not going to solve the problem of over processed unhealthy foods overnight but it is a start. When major food manufacturers would rather fool us with misleading labeling, we need some basic protections. A required label warning of excessive unhealthy ingredients is a good start.

The Old Fat Guy

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