posted on Jan, 2 2011 @ 06:48 AM
I doubt this will change anything. What happens when the vouchers run out? £50 may sound a lot at first, but that's about half a weeks shopping for a
family of 4. Organic foods are one of the main health foods that are batted about as a good addition to a die, but they are just a big con. Originally
we had food with no preservatives and the likes in, then we started paying more for food with preservatives in, as it was apparently better- now we're
being charged more again for going back to the way we were. I understand the reasons for this, but, nevertheless, it's a bit daft.
This just isn't sustainable and, as you say, the backers are very suspect themselves when it comes to healthy eating. I remember there was a big
scandal with Kellogg's, not all that long ago, whereby they were portraying their cereals in adverts, particularly the childrens range and "Special
K", as far more healthy than they actually were.
The thing is, everyone already knows about healthy eating nowadays- people just can't afford it, or don't care. Personally, I feel lack of exercise is
more to blame- the situation isn't helped by the fact that almost every child has a games console and various other electronic gadgets that they'd
rather play on than go out. I'm only 22, but when I was