Sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and MSG are all Poor Food ingredients that these companies are choosing, no, demanding be added into their products with the express intent of increasing what is known as their product’s “stomach share”- the amount of digestive space any one company’s brand can grab from the competition. – http://caltonnutrition.com/article.aspx?pid=105
Makers of junk food not only battle for market share, but they also compete for stomach share. What's in your paunch, and whom did you pay for the privilege of putting it there? Thanks to John McGrath @Wordie for tweeting the NYT article that gave me this phrase.