Everything in moderation – is this the key to health and a healthy weight?

How often do we hear the following phrase “there are no good or bad foods – its everything in moderation”?  It is routinely used by people defending unhealthy food choices or from fast food companies feeling threatened.     I personally hate the word “moderation”when applied to food; it means nothing really and is so often used to stifle rational debate about food and nutrition.

So what is “moderation”? Continue reading