A Christmas Message From Dr. John

The Sugar Crash After Christmas — An Adaptation Repost Twas’ the night before Xmas when all through the houseEveryone was celebrating, even the mouse.  The table was set with grandiose care,With pies, cakes and lots of sweet fare.   After eating, the children nestled snug in their bedsDreaming of puddings, candies, and buttery corn breads.   Christmas…

Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers?

Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers?

Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers? New research by the University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria, published in NeuroImage: Clinical in 2018 suggested that graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat by making people consider the health implications of their choices. But is…