time spent eating per day vs rate  of obesity


Posted: Wednesday May 6, 2009 by Alesh Houdek · Categories: Food · Comment feed: RSS, atom



  1. squathole    May 8, 11:02 AM #  

    This is fascinating. I never would have dreamed that Americans eat more slowly than, say, Italians or the French, who emphasize slow savor of every meal.

  2. Looder    May 9, 06:54 PM #  

    quathole, try reading that graph again.

  3. squathole    May 11, 02:38 PM #  

    I’ve been consistently baffled by visual depictions of data since the time I could read. They confuse me. Looks like it happened again.

    Even worse, I had the idea reading this that it wasn’t about the speed with which people eat, but the amount of food they consume. With US at the top, I thought the point was that Americans eat too much, not too quickly.

    So I had it wrong at least twice. I can’t handle powerpoints, either.

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