Packaging has fooled people into thinking these foods are healthy – but we’re not falling for it anymore.
According to research from Marketdata published in 2019, the diet industry in America generates more than $70 billion annually. And the field shows no sign of dropping into decline. But when firms, influencers and the latest high-profile dieting plans are constantly pushing the next big thing in food, consumers can easily become confused about which lifestyle choices are best for their bodies. So, what foods are actually good for you – and which ones are just pretending to be?