Cooking skills aren’t enough to make you eat a healthy diet – New Scientist


Eating a Mediterranean diet has been linked to numerous health benefits

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A lack of cooking skills has been tied to poor diet choices, but a study of cooking students in Spain has found that better kitchen skills don’t always translate to healthier eating.

Pablo Caballero at the University of Alicante in Spain and his colleagues surveyed 108 Spanish students aged 17 to 24 who were studying cooking and gastronomy in Santa Pola, Spain. They asked the students to answer questions about their eating habits and rated them on a scale to determine their adherence …