Study: Snacking is clue to obesity epidemic

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June 29, 2011
BBC News [UK]    
Posted in News, PND News

"Snacking and super sizing are two of the dieter's worst enemies, research suggests. The average daily calorie intake in the US has increased by almost a third in 30 years, reaching 2,374 kilocalories. The influence of bigger portion sizes and excessive snacking outweighs the shift towards high-calorie foods, say experts. Focussing [sic] on reducing how much and how often people eat could help tackle obesity, they report in PLoS Medicine." [editor's note: THIS is NEWS? Hell, everyone I know has known about that correlation, pretty much since childhood! - SAT] (06/29/11)  

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