Stop singling out sugar, fat and salt, says expert
Public health messages need to focus on the evils of junk food and forget fighting over whether it’s more important to reduce saturated fat, sugar or salt, says Dr Rosemary Stanton, a member of NHMRCs Dietary Guidelines Working Committee.
Dr Stanton is backing a study that highlighted the potent role of ultra-processed foods in weight gain and obesity, posting on Twitter that it's “the elephant in the room”.
This is such an important message. Junk food is the