Discusses the pros and cons of a healthy eating programme and looksat ways of avoiding nutritional deficiencies, which are often related toareas of residence or similar reasons. Looks at ways of avoiding chronicheart disease CHD and cancerrelated illnesses through knowledge anddiet. Food businesses by implication are involved in this. Discussesresults of various surveys, in particular one by the American CancerSociety involving 750,000 men and women. Shows that statistics come downfully on the person of average sic weight living a longer,fuller life than the overweight one. Concludes that people who areoverweight, who do little or no exercise and eat sugar and fat in unsafequantities may shorten their lives by as much as 50 per cent. Increasingfibre intake, decreasing fat, will therefore lessen the risk of heartand related illness as in Scotland and prolong life, as occurs inpeople of the Greek, Italian, some Spanish and French areas.
British Food Journal – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1992