Study: Eating Unhealthy Is A Lifestyle Change, Too

Filed under: Study — @ July 24, 2007

I came across a brand new study this week from the preeminent UK government health authority that concluded something I really never thought much about: whether it’s a healthy or an unhealthy lifestyle change–it’s YOUR choice.

Hmm…

Looking at this idea of a weight and wealth connection from an objective position is the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Great Britain–the British equivalent of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States.

The FSA researchers have been closely observing the specific foods consumed by the members of the lowest 15 percent income bracket since early 2006 to determine what if any differences there are between this group and their wealthier counterparts.

When all was said and done, the FSA noticed that the wealthy and the unwealthy all consumed an excessive amount of sugary sodas, fat, and sugar.

Their conclusion: People are making the conscious CHOICE to eat unhealthy.

Click here for more about this remarkable study and what ramifications it could have on dietary recommendations in Great Britain and quite possibly in the United States.

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