Research has revealed that on average women think about calories for 21 minutes a day, every day – adding up to one year of their lives.
Women typically talk or think about calorie counting and their diets for 21 minutes a day, which works out to be 127 hours a year, which over the 67 years of an average adult lifetime equates to 355 days.
Urgh, calorie life maths.
Men aren't much better as they spend 18 minutes a day also counting what's in their food, says the research carried out by SodaStream.
Half of Brits claim to be unhappy with their weight and try and manage it with calorie counting, with one fifth of people saying they use a calorie counting app to help.
The main motivation to busting that gut is to keep our partners happy reveals the study as 38% of people said they wanted to shed pounds for their other halves.
Nearly one in ten people admit they count calories so they can be as slim as their friends.
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