Are Celebrity Chefs Promoting Unhealthy Lifestyles?
By Corine Gatti
The Food and Public Health journal by University of Coventry said celebrity chefs encourage obesity in Britain by promoting fatty dishes. Research found that 87 percent of the 904 recipes from “celebrity chefs fell short of the British government healthy eating recommendations,” according to Rutgers. Great Britain is not the only country battling the bulge and unhealthy recipes. In the US, over one-third of Americans are overweight with numbers expected to increase by 2030. In defense of the chefs, eating foods high in fat should be done in moderation. Here is a look at four celebrity chefs that like to indulge.