Health warnings on foods containing sugar and artificial additives

MotherNaturesDiet

Summary of this post:

  • It took 40 years from when health warnings started to appear on packs of cigarettes, for lung cancer rates to start declining.
  • Despite the known harmful effects, an alarming 1.3 billion people worldwide still smoke.
  • Despite 2 decades of promoting ‘5-a-day’ less than 40% of the population of the UK actually eat 5 portions of fruit and veg per day.
  • If health warnings appeared on foods containing refined sugar and chemical additives now, it would likely take 40 years to arrest the present rise in obesity, diabetes and CHD.
  • The only way to good health in our lifetimes, is to take personal responsibility NOW.

Health warnings started to appear on cigarette packs back in the mid-1960’s.

These warnings appeared in the more developed nations first, and later in the developing world.

By the mid 1980’s almost all countries insisted on such warnings.

These warnings and other…

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About rmnvb1975

A modern day Cavewoman
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One Response to Health warnings on foods containing sugar and artificial additives

  1. Thanks for the re-post 🙂

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