03 June 2008

Eat This, Morgan Spurlock

Fast Food Doesn't Make you Fat.
When eating out, people reported consuming about 35 percent more calories on average than when they ate at home. But importantly, respondents reduced their caloric intake at home on days they ate out (that's not to say that people were watching their weight, since respondents who reported consuming more at home also tended to eat more when going out). Overall, eating out increased daily caloric intake by only 24 calories. The results for urban and suburban consumers were similar.
PS. Supersize Me has the same relationship to truthfulness that a bathtub full of baby wolverines has to a Spanish treasure galleon. None.

(Via Marginal Revolution)

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