Junk food is literally that, empty calories of energy that provide little nutritional value and usually are stored as fat. Yet junk food is irresistible and for good reason – companies spend tens of millions engineering it to be that way. It’s almost evil. Click below to get super educated on this matter. Thanks Josh and Chuck for letting us all know what’s up! All of the links for what is discussed in this episode are below the download link.
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How Junk Food Works, on HowStuffWorks
Is high-fructose corn syrup bad for you? 2009 SYSK episode
Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food, on Academia
The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food, on the New York Times
Junk food diet for weight loss? On the Mayo Clinic blog
RIP Cereals: 34 Parts of A Complete Breakfast That Are No Longer With Us, an SYSK slideshow