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So-called ‘healthier’ fast food chains are misleading consumers with claims their foods are lower in salt, sugar and fat than their traditional fast food counterparts. from

‘Healthy’ fast food chains not living up to their claims

With the "eating-to-go" habit here to stay, healthier fast food chains have an important role to play in ensuring healthy food options are available.
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Dude food vs superfood: we’re cultural omnivores

Two very popular – and seemingly contradictory – food trends are gripping Australia at the same time. Ultra healthy and extravagantly indulgent eateries are actually fulfilling the same elite-driven desire for food that's creative, hand-made and rare.
People queue outside the first KFC restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar, which opened last month. Nyein Chan Naing/EPA/AAP

How marketers condition us to buy more junk food

By bidding the price of unhealthy food down, fast food marketers are normalising everyday consumption.
Many don’t have a happy meal. EPA/Ulises Rodriguez

The fightback against income inequality starts at McDonald’s

David Cameron has told company bosses that firms should give their staff a pay rise. Certainly a raise in wages would be long overdue. The small average wage increase over the past year or so (1.8% between…
Any more cheese with that? Aaron Landry

US government pushes pizza to help the cheese industry

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released a report on the role of pizza in American diets. Researcher Donna Rhodes and colleagues in USDA’s agricultural research department found that an…
Our food environment could influence the type of food we buy. Hopkinsii/flickr

The ACT’s food environment plan is good – here’s why

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has introduced a [Healthy Weight Action Plan](( aimed at curbing the number…
Advergames on mobile phones allow advertisers to directly target young children with games that promote unhealthy food. Toca Boca/flickr

Advergames play with nutrition by making fast food rewarding

Advergaming is a relatively recent approach to advertising that overcomes many of the limitations of traditional advertising. But advergames are increasingly being used by fast food companies to target…
Boxing clever - or not. Idea of banning packed school lunches goes to far. PA/Chris Radburn

Banning packed lunches is a step too far

The government wants to improve children’s diets by banning packed lunches and barring children from leaving school at lunchtime to prevent them from buying unhealthy food. School lunches are healthier…

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