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Like Edith Piaf, I’m not someone who has many regrets. Except one rather large one…
The years I spent working in the food industry developing ‘healthy’ snacks for a multinational breakfast cereal company.
When I think about the time I spent coming up with creative ways to make these ‘97% fat free’ products taste palatable, it still makes me feel a little icky.
Of course at the time I had no idea that the grains, dried fruits and sugars which were part of our ‘healthy’ ingredient arsenal were anything but good for our consumers.
I was fresh from my food science program at university where the nutrition team had talked endlessly about the perils of fats in general and saturated fat in particular. Naively I believed what I was taught.
But over the years, I’ve kept my ...read more