Public ‘tricked’ into buying unhealthy food

The Royal Society for Public Health and Slimming World conducted research to ask the general public about their experience of upselling – to be persuaded to buy something additional or more expensive than they otherwise would have bought – and nearly 80% of them said they had experienced being upsold to at least once in a week.

The consequence is that every three days we are offered an extra or larger portion of food or drink that is high in fat, salt or sugar.

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