I think our idea of "moderation" has changed - In the 70,s when I was born we would get take away maybe 2 to 3 times a year , we could have soft drink at parties only and desert was only on a Sunday night that is what I consider "in moderation" these days people think once or twice a week is "moderation" plus packet food is now the norm for a lot of people , the extra salt and fat in those pre made sauces and meals alone adds up to a ridiculous amount then add in kids these days don't seem to be out on their bikes or walk to school as much as we used to and spend more time watching TV and on their computers which is why I think we have a problem
I think our idea of a healthy weight is so 'off'these days. Thats why I think BMI can be helpful in general.
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