Men prefer mum’s cooking

More than half of men prefer their mum’s cooking to their wife’s, a survey revealed yesterday. Research found blokes favour their mother’s culinary skills because they rustle up more traditional, hearty dishes than their missus. The study also found mums rarely serve up ready meals, have a wider repertoire of meals and always cook something…

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Too busy to talk

Millions of couples are in a ‘Conversation Coma’, a study revealed yesterday. Researchers found a shocking quarter of Brits admit to speaking to their partner for less than ten minutes a day. A shameful four per cent of us ignore our partners completely and a further 24 per cent cannot remember the last time they…

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Death of the turkey

Chicken could one day overtake turkey as the festive meal of choice, it emerged yesterday. Research carried out among 2,000 adults by British cooker manufacturer Stoves found ten per cent will cook chicken this year having opted for turkey last time round. Common reasons for turkey being left on the shelf include a yearning to…

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Brits’ brekkie last 3 mins

Breakfast now lasts just three minutes and 15 seconds during the week, a study has revealed. Researchers found that almost half those questioned admitted that just about manage to squeeze in the first meal of the day before they leave the house for the office. It also emerged that nearly half of us have our…

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Fruit & veg on the up

Health-conscious Brits are eating more vegetables than ever before, a study revealed yesterday. Researchers found the typical adult now consumes the recommended 35 portions of fruit and vegetables every single week. Furthermore it emerged that potatoes are the nation’s preferred vegetable, while bananas are the favourite fruit. The study of 2,000 people, conducted by tibits…

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Waist not, want not

Seven in ten women spend up to 20 minutes deliberating over whether to have a dessert in a restaurant, a study has revealed. The research found that most ladies finally give in to temptation, after wasting time worrying about their waistline and not wanting to look unhealthy in front of their partner. In fact, sixty…

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