Despite a diet stuffed with cream, butter, cheese and meat, just 11 percent of French adults are obese, compared with America’s 33 percent
French enjoy and savor their food, they are are more gourmets than gluttons. They tend to taste foods individually rather than piling a number of foods on the fork at once.
It is quite common to observe
gulp down hamburgers and fries while typing on their laptops, driving the car, talking on cell phones
French portion sizes are notably smaller than American portions. And although the French diet is rich in butter, cream, pastry and cheese, the research demonstrates they consume fewer calories