Canadian researchers have suggested high-calorie foods once considered “treats” be renamed “pathogens” because they are so readily available around the clock. Dietary patterns high in these sugary and salty foods are associated with hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. These authors believe that “junk food” is too mild a term for these deadly delights, and take the government to task for inadequate regulation of these products.
PositiveTip: How many of these “pathogens” do you include in your diet? Think honestly!