Episode 6: Junk FoodFood, New Zealand, Science|2009|22:53
Sugar, fat and salt are the three big nasties in our modern diet, and they're lurking in junk food - those delicious treats we can't resist. And what about the other additives? How do they affect us? This episode presents two people who have paid the ultimate cost for their junk-food diet and follows three guys in their twenties to find out just what they eat. What will our Lab tests find in our potato chips, and what dangers lurk in additives like artificial sweeteners, phosphoric acid and food colourings?