Article : “The nacho Dorito”

The New York Times article explains how consumers are manipulated by the design of Doritos. Specifically, multiple elements of the chips are created to be physically and psychologically appealing which increases consumption. Naturally, consumption of junk food is not good for one’s health.

There are a number of way what obesity and diet statistics can be used or misused. Junk food companies and health care professionals, for example, have very different goals and very different methods used to achieve their goals. The use of statistics is key at almost all stages.