This is an interesting story published in the Japan Times. It’s worth a read. Check it out!
Having spent a great deal of time in Asia in the last few years, I am appalled at the explosion of American junk-food. Young people think that it’s fashionable but very soon they are addicted and obese. Obesity is one of the greatest healthcare crises in both the developed and increasing in the developing world. For me, there is a direct link; junk food causes obesity; and obesity causes poor health and early death.
If governments are responsible for society’s welfare, why don’t they raise taxes on junk food?