How spices and herbs could reduce salt and fat

 Britain is on the brink of a health crisis with one in four adults already obese and the figures set to climb to 60 per cent of men and 50 per cent of women by 2050.

Three in every 10 children aged between two and 15 are overweight or obese.

Being overweight raises the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and stroke.

Obesity and diabetes already costs the UK over £5billion every year which is likely to rise to £50 billion in the next 36 years.  

Why have people become so big?

Processed food contains large amounts of fat and salt, often as a preservative so that food lasts longer.

Because fat and salt is cheap, it is used to mask the lack of flavour in food which has become bland through over-processing.  Read more