“We purchase 20 percent more than we intended” and according to the broadcaster, nearly half of promotions are foods that have high levels of sugar, salt or fat.
Delivery apps are also growing at an “astonishing rate,” he explained.
Michael Mosley talked to a fast-food addict who admitted to ordering “highly calorific” fast food meals “two or three times a day”.
“Sometimes it can get addictive, I kind of have to fight with my demons and say that is enough. It’s very hard to say no,” he said.