Medicine: Monochrome Menus

Is Britain getting enough to eat? Yes—according to a scientific definition of "enough." But the common man's stomach rumbles a frequent dissent. The British diet may be adequate, but the drab, monotonous stuff that Britons have been eating for six years leaves half of them (according to a Gallup poll) feeling underfed.

Said one British doctor, as reported in the New Statesman and Nation: "I've had to stop putting American magazines in my waiting room. Their Technicolor food advertisements upset my patients, whose food is so monochromatic."


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