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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food – NYTimes.com

20 Feb

So why are the diabetes and obesity and hypertension numbers still spiraling out of control? It’s not just a matter of poor willpower on the part of the consumer and a give-the-people-what-they-want attitude on the part of the food manufacturers. What I found, over four years of research and reporting, was a conscious effort — taking place in labs and marketing meetings and grocery-store aisles — to get people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive.

via The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food – NYTimes.com.

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