Is It True That Eating Alone is Bad for You?

Is It True That Eating Alone is Bad for You?

While many people enjoy eating alone, recent headlines have been quick to scream that it has a dark side. But is it really bad for you? Research into eating alone is sparse, but some studies have suggested the practice might be linked to problems including depression, a blockage of blood supply to the heart, obesity and having metabolic syndrome: a combination of conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Analysis of a survey of about 8,000 adults by Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research for Sainsbury’s suggested eating alone has a stronger link to being unhappy...

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