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Study Says Britons Consume at Least 8.3m Calories of Junk Food in Their Lifetime

by Rajshri on  May 8, 2008 at 7:29 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
Study Says Britons Consume at Least 8.3m Calories of Junk Food in Their Lifetime
Britons consume more than 8.3 million calories of junk food in their lifetime, a new survey has found.

According to the study, conducted by a fresh fruit firm, the staggering total is equivalent to ten years of the recommended daily intake of calories for adults.
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The poll showed that the average person each week scoffs three chocolate bars, three packets of crisps, a cereal bar, a bag of nuts, a muffin, four biscuits and six sweets.

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The study also showed that most snacking is on weekdays.

"It's incredible the calories we consume through snacks with no nutritional value," The Sun quoted Marie-Eve Laporte, spokesman for the fresh fruit firm, as saying.

Source: ANI
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