Watch out Big Food! A prominent science journal, PLoS Medicine, has begun to target the food and beverage industry by lumping them in with the alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceutical industries. The editors of PLoS Medicine see this industry as having a growing influence on the obesity epidemic around the world. The 10 largest food companies control half of all food sales globally, and 3/4 of all food sales involve processed foods–the ones sugar-sweetened, high in salt, sugar, and fat!
PositiveTip: Do your part to fight obesity: choose mostly natural foods and keep moving!