Weight Manager

February 2001 Issue

Eating Out Racks Up Calories and Weight

If you are dining out more these days, you also may be putting on pounds. Itís not coincidence. Two studies have confirmed what may be common sense. In one study of more than 16,000 adults, Purdue University and U.S. Department of Agriculture investigators found that those who ate out tended to weigh more than those who ate in. The authors suggest that fast food in particular is a problem. Sobering News. Research at

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