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Barbecues Make You Fat Pigs: Which Is The Whole Point Of Them

by | 27th, August 2014

SO the Daily Mail tells us: we’re total and complete grossouts when we eat a barbecue. We eat far more at one than we do at a normal meal. All of which is terribly interesting but it is rather missing the point about a barbecue isn’t it? That they’re supposed to be the times when we pig out? It’s a bit like saying that we have more calories at dinner than we do with a lunchtime sandwich: that’s the bloody point !

It may not come as a surprise that a diet of sausages and ribs could leave you, well, a little porky.

But you probably didn’t realise that we eat up to three times more at a barbecue than in a normal meal.

A survey found we consume as many as 1,800 calories at a barbecue, while a typical meal at home has 500 to 700 calories.

The five top barbecue foods were burgers in buns, sausages, salad, potato salad and coleslaw, the study found. A plate with one portion of

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