How to avoid the marketing traps when choosing your food.


We all get drawn into marketing messages and in a busy world it’s hard to make a balanced decision about everything! However here are a few pointers that may help you answer this question… “Do higher price tags, prettier packaging, famous brands, and promoted features mean that a food is highly nutritious?”  1.Fat Free  This is an older marketing phrase and craze. In some cases a lower fat version may be better, if this is reducing trans or saturated fats. It is also a way to reduce total calorie intake as 1 gram of fat has 8 calories, whereas 1g of [...]