A new survey has revealed that women’s busy lifestyles and hectic schedules are to blame for unhealthy eating habits.
Researchers asked 500 women to identify themselves from one of seven dieting behaviours – the picker, the binger, the rewarder, the rusher, the socialiser, the settler and the comforter – and 70% admitted to being a ‘rusher’.
A ‘rusher’ refers to someone who is always on the go and never has time to sit down and enjoy a healthy meal. Instead of healthy snacks, they will grab quick fix food items and tuck into calorie laden ready meals and takeaways. Those who fall into this category are usually mothers trying to juggle a career and running a home.
Other typical eaters identified in the study are...