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Diet Shame of the Average US Male

16 years, 11 months ago

1973  0
Posted on Oct 10, 2002, 2 a.m. By Bill Freeman

A survey by the men's magazine "Men's Health" has uncovered the rather unhealthy eating habits of the average American male. The survey revealed that: - The odds that a man ate fast-food on any given day is 1 in 2.5. The average male consumes 26 pounds of beef, 57 pounds of chicken, 16 pounds of cheese, 17 pounds of fish, 11 pounds of pork, 19 pizza pies, and 603 cups of coffee each year.

A survey by the men's magazine "Men's Health" has uncovered the rather unhealthy eating habits of the average American male. The survey revealed that: - The odds that a man ate fast-food on any given day is 1 in 2.5. The average male consumes 26 pounds of beef, 57 pounds of chicken, 16 pounds of cheese, 17 pounds of fish, 11 pounds of pork, 19 pizza pies, and 603 cups of coffee each year. All this adds up to an average annual weight gain of 1.1 pounds. Dr Chris Rosenbloom, a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, said the survey demonstrated the attitude of the average male, which is: "I want the body that is on the cover of Men's Health but I don't want to eat well to get there..

SOURCE/REFERENCE: Reported by www.reutershealth.com on the 15th March 2001

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