If you’re trying to shed a few pounds, eating fast food probably wouldn’t be your first thought. However Weight Watchers has joined forces with McDonalds in New Zealand.
Both companies say it helps people making a lifestyle change to still enjoy treats in moderation and by giving fast food meals “points” it makes it easier for dieters. Not so, say numerous critics who have accused weight watchers of selling out.
But is junk food always bad? For more than a decade fast food has been demonised in the west, but was that perhaps unfair? Do you see junk food as a treat, a slice of western luxury?
If you’re so inclined, here is a guide to how to eat fast food when following a low carb diet.
Is this a liberating kick against people constantly telling us what we can and can’t eat? Or do we have to accept that healthy living and junk food don’t go together?