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A Shocking Number Of Irish People Eat Takeaways At Least Once A Week

By James Fenton

July 31, 2017 at 9:53am


It seems like we're not the only ones who regularly give in to temptation.

A new study conducted by Bord Bia has found that a whopping 40% of Irish people eat takeaways at least once a week. 

It's all part of a PERIscope study which was carried out across eight countries. Bord Bia will present the findings to Irish food and drink companies later this week.

The big takeaway ( *taps mic* is this thing on?) from the study seems to be that Irish people are just plain confused about what they should be eating and when they should be eating it. 

Only one in four believe in eating a balanced diet while more than 30% of respondents say they rarely have time for a proper breakfast. 

Half of Irish people are confused about what they should be eating with 60% saying nutritional claims and food labels are hard to understand. 

Finally, a stat which will have Irish Mammies hanging their heads in shame across the country is that only about 30% of us are confident that we'd be able to produce a decent Sunday roast. 

Time to dust off that old cook book we reckon.

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