Why eating too quickly is a fast track to an early grave

Eat too fast and you’re much more likely to become obese. That was the finding of a New Zealand study published last week.

Now, as reported in the Mail yesterday, the NHS is launching a ‘talking plate’ that reminds you to eat more slowly. And eating is not the only way your speed affects your wellbeing.

Here, experts explain how upping — or lowering — the tempo of everyday activities could have an impact on your health…

In the latest study, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, researchers found that women aged 40-50 who eat the quickest are more likely to be obese than slow eaters.

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