The Men Who Made Us Fat

Just as ‘The Men Who Made us Thin‘ documented the origins of our obsession with weight; ‘The Men Who Made us Fat’, helps us understand what has caused the current obesity crisis. A situation that has seen the % of overweight people in Britain rise from just 2% in the 1970s, to almost 60% today!

This increase has come at enormous expense, an estimated £4bn in NHS costs.

‘The Men Who Made us Fat’ provides a balanced perspective, highlighting some key innovations across the food and drink supply chain that has culminated in the availability and consumption of larger quantities of sweeter, chemicalised and processed foods…and the current obesity situation.

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