Copied!

Grab news, use news

All releases tagged "eating"

archive

40% of children have unhealthy diets – but parents are powerless to stop them

Four in ten parents admit their children have an unhealthy diet, but they have given up trying to improve it, a study has found. Researchers found a large number of mums and dads believe their offspring could do with eating more fruit, drinking more water or ditching fatty treats, but most are at a complete [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Humble roast dinner tops list of most-loved comfort foods

The traditional roast dinner has been unveiled as Britain’s best-loved comfort food. The classic meal topped the list of food which Brits turn to most to keep spirits high during the cold months. Another old favourite, shepherd’s pie, was runner up in the study, with chips, lasagne and spaghetti bolognese completing the top five comfort [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Eating smelly food and being a ‘feeder’ among list of office food faux pas

The majority of the British workforce now reach for their first treat of the day at 11.30am – officially known as ‘snack o’clock’, a new study has revealed. A survey of 2,000 office workers found that while 72% start the day full of energy, it rapidly disappears as the day progresses. By 11.30am, most workers [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

23 minutes – time it now takes to chomp through three meals a day

We now blitz through our three meals a day – in just 23 minutes, research has found. A study, which profiled the eating habits of busy Brits, found that breakfast disappears in six minutes, lunch in eight, and dinner in just nine, with one in five never sitting down at the table to eat their [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

185 million loaves of bread – the food families waste each year

British families will throw out around 185 million loaves of bread, 1.9 billion potatoes and 1.1 billion pints of milk every YEAR, a study has revealed. Researchers found the average household chucks 338kgs (745 lbs) of leftovers into the bin each year – more than 8.3 billion tonnes across the country. Over-estimating how much food [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Fast Food – over half now ‘wolf down’ food because we’re too busy to eat

One in two Brits don’t chew their food properly – because they are in too much of a rush, it has been revealed. Researchers found 51% of us ‘wolf down’ food in a matter of minutes so we can ‘get on with other things’ such as meetings, commuting or looking after children. The study also [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Millions eat identical lunches each day – and 50% of all mid-day meals are ‘boring’

Millions of workers have EXACTLY the same thing for lunch every day, research has revealed. The study into the eating habits of the country’s workers found one in eight tucks into an identical meal every lunch time, without fail. In fact, 70% of these unadventurous lunch eaters have been eating the same thing for as [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

“But it was my birthday!” – The top 20 diet-ditching excuses

‘I’ve had a bad day’, ‘it was my birthday’ and ‘I couldn’t resist’ are the most common excuses for women to give up on a diet, a study has revealed. Researchers found that almost two thirds of women admit to finding any old reason to quit a healthy-eating plan – even it’s not actually true. [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Broken breakfast- 40% eat their first meal at lunchtime

Breakfast could soon be a thing of the past – with four out of ten adults now tucking into their first meal of the day at lunchtime, research has revealed. The detailed study into the eating habits of 2000 adults found millions now survive on just two meals a day because they are watching their [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow

Millions of workers eat three meals a day at their desks

A pile of pistachios

Millions of office workers work such long hours they eat every single meal of the day at their desks, it has been revealed. Incredibly, huge workloads and long hours are leading many working in an office to have breakfast, lunch AND dinner behind the computer screen, as they barely find time for a decent break. [...]


  • Has photos (0 photos)
  • Has videos (0 videos)
  • Has audio (0 audio)
Posted by Ben Harrow