Saturday, 23 March 2013
Junk Food is Engineered to Addict You to Chemical Ingredients
Natural News: Regular readers of Natural News, as well as scores of others in the U.S. and around the world, have long since known of the health dangers of junk food - foods that can most generally be described as those which contain empty calories and excessive amounts of substances known to cause harm to the body. But why does junk food remain so popular? What makes tens of millions of people consume it daily, even if they are well aware of its health and dietary pitfalls? Well, part of the reason is by design - that is, the way such foods were designed to appeal to our senses. Think of the old Lay's potato chip commercials; "No one can eat just one." In many respects, that's what junk food does: It is designed to create a sort of can't resist mindset, which is a) why junk food makers have thrived, even in a culture of health; and b) why so many Americans (and increasingly, citizens of other countries) are seeing epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and other medical conditions...read more>>>..