I say daily, but some fear it’s far more often than that.
Didn’t a study reveal a quarter of women think of food every 30 minutes? A 42-year-old teacher I spoke to appeared to be supremely sensible about food.
How often have you, or a woman close to you, uttered the words ‘I’ve tried every diet going’, as though to live in perpetual denial is the most natural thing in the world.
Or stood in a dark kitchen, secretly scoffing when there’s no one around to see, because if there are no witnesses then somehow it doesn’t count.
The Food Of Love (Lake Union Publishing) tackles some uncomfortable truths.