I’m still going through papers and clippings, trying to catch up (with whom?) Lots more material for blogs and I’ll deal with it more slowly this time.
But here’s a daunting insight I discovered. No source or name, sorry, but it’s in large print, so it must be true (?)
THE MORE TIME A NATION DEVOTES TO FOOD PREPARATION AT HOME THE LOWER ITS RATE OF OBESITY.
IN FACT, THE AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT COOKING PREDICTS OBESITY RATES MORE RELIABLY THAN FEMALE
PARTICIPATION IN THE LABOUR FORCE OR IN INCOME.