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How gorging on a 6,000-calories burger made me feel I could DIE

As a nation, we are hooked on fast food. Between us, we scoff an astonishing 22 million takeaway meals a week, and despite all the health warnings, there are now an estimated 56,000 junk-food outlets in England alone.  Takeaways are part of everyday life, so much so that research suggests that one young person in six munches on burgers, pizza or fried chicken up to twice a day.  That’s a statistic that ought to terrify anyone remotely concerned about the implications of Britain’s eating habits on the waists, health and brains of the next generation.  Read more...



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