Don’t judge a food by its packet

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - NEWS -

Par­ents are un­wit­tingly mak­ing poor

food choices thanks to the mis­lead­ing claims and pic­tures on food pack­ag­ing. US-based re­searchers say that some of the com­mon ploys to per­suade us of a prod­uct’s (of­ten ques­tion­able) health value are re­al­is­tic images of fresh fruit, the use of earthy colours and the word

nat­u­ral. — Ap­petite, 2014

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