Irish as fat as Yanks.
Eating too much bread, larger portions, fast food, as well as Indian and Chinese takeaway meals were said to be contributing factors.
The Academy of Medical Laboratory Science conference in Killarney, Co Kerry, heard over-eating in the sense of taking in more energy than was needed was the biggest cause of being overweight.
Prof Barbara Livingstone of the University of Ulster at Coleraine said: "People have to become highly restrained eaters."
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Nov 16, 2004|
|Previous Article:||Jail suicide lowest ever.|
|Next Article:||Abbeville on course.|