For many, the new year means a new diet. But it’s the supermarket rather than the health club that many are turning to, with the low fat food industry booming. But is a life on low fat foods any life at all?
For four weeks, Zoe Salmon lives on nothing but pre-packaged, processed foods that are labelled either low or lower in fat.
She finds out what’s in them and how they affect her moods, nutritional levels and her weight, and meets the low-calorie converts who say that eating this way isn’t just a diet but a way of life.