Tuesday, 20 February 2018

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake ' A third of people in the UK underestimate how many calories they are eating, according to an analysis of Office of National Statistics data.

It suggests British men eat more than 3,000 a day while claiming to eat 2,000. And women say they eat about 1,500 while consuming nearly 2,500.

The recommended daily calorie allowance is 2,500 for men and 2,000 for women.

The study of more than 4,000 people looked at energy expenditure and self-reporting information on food eaten. BBC News

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