Should being healthy cost more?
There is a national obesity crisis. 58% of women and 68% of men are at least overweight or are obese in the UK. At present, it is cheaper for consumers to buy food that is high in sugar, than healthier options that has a low sugar content. In order to combat this epidemic, the government plans a sugar tax. However, it would be far better to develop incentives for healthy food consumption by making it cheaper. Our friends at Oppo are petitioning the government to cut VAT to t