Silent Assassin

Silent Assassin: What can we do about 'Big Food' and diabetes? | Opinion

Updated December 6 2021 - 1:52pm, first published 9:00am
Beware 'Big Food', the new Big Tobacco
Beware 'Big Food', the new Big Tobacco

If you walk into virtually any convenience store across Australia, you will be surrounded by wall-to-wall sugar. Row upon row of confectionery in all forms and sizes: highly-sugared soft drinks, yoghurts, ice-creams, snacks and breakfast cereals. As you move towards the counter, even more appears, crowding your view. And as you pay, the cashier reminds you of the chance to buy three more "treats" for the cost of two.

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