Low-carb slow in Europe

Filed under: In The News — Tags: — @ August 8, 2004

The AP writes that low-carb diets have had a hard time crossing the Atlantic–besides Britain, Europe is still enjoying carbohydrates. The article gives several reasons for the diet gap, including portion size:

bq. An entire European family could make a picnic of canapes from the staggering high pile of cold cuts in just one New York deli sandwich. Italians return from abroad stunned by cherished U.S. dining habits like all-you-can eat restaurants and doggy bags for all you can’t eat.

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