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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# fat facts

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# Be careful this Christmas
Scientists got students to eat nothing but fatty food to find out the effect it had on their bodies (it wasn't great)
The students were fed a diet of sausage, biscuits, and macaroni and cheese for five days.
# fat facts
Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs
New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.