Time spent preparing food leads to healthier diets

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People who spend more time preparing and cooking meals are more likely to have healthier diets. [s]Reuters Health[/s] reports that according to study by the [b]Centre for Diet and Activity Research, University of Cambridge[/b], those who spent the least time on food preparation also spent the most money on food away from home and were more likely to eat at fast food restaurants. The team used survey information from 1,319 participants in the [b]Seattle Obesity Study[/b], conducted from 2008 to 2009. Study leader Pablo Monsivais said healthy eating might have an associated time ‘cost’ that people need to recognise.

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American Journal of Preventative Medicine abstract

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