[Guest post] A fat tax won’t help the nation get thinner

Joel Snape is features editor of Men’s Fitness and he thinks you should eat more steak

David Cameron doesn’t want you to get fat, and he’s losing patience with you. At the start of his term as PM, he was all for “nudging” you to get in better shape with healthcare incentives, but now, with more than half of adult men and 40 percent of women predicted to be obese by 2030, he’s told 5 News that he’s not ruling out a “fat tax” which would increase the prices of foods considered unhealthy. Continue reading