Interesting Fact # 939 - Diet

Fast eaters are more likely to be obese.

(According to a report in the British Medical Journal, scientists at Osaka University in Japan have discovered that eating too quickly may be enough to nearly double a person's risk of being overweight. Eating too quickly is thought to interfere with the body's signalling system which tells your brain to stop eating because your stomach is swelling up. So, as my mum used to say, "Chew your food, before you swallow.")