Fast eating a fast track to obesity

From ABC Science News Online, 22 October 2008:
Wolfing down your food and eating until your seams are straining could double your risk of becoming overweight, Japanese researchers have found.
A study published in the British Medical Journal this week reveals that men and women who eat rapidly or eat until they are full are twice as likely to be overweight compared to people who eat more sensibly.
People who both eat quickly and eat too much are around three times as likely to be overweight, the researchers found.
They also report that the link between the eating behaviour and overweight remains the same no matter what the actual calorie intake from the food itself. Read more.

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