They’re fooling you right under your nose!
We’ve all visited one of them at some point: gigantic all-you-can-eat buffets with seating areas for hundreds of people and fixed prices in exchange for which you can eat as much as you want. We used to be fans, because you can eat what you like for a good price. But are these buffets really as cheap as we think?
New research shows that all-you-can-eat buffets are pretty cunning…
While eating all that food can seem like a fun challenge or simply a good time, there are some things you should keep in mind if you don’t want to compromise your health. It’s not just that overeating can derail your diet; there’s also a ton of germs in a place where everyone touches everything. That means there are some things you should avoid touching or even eating at the all-you-can-eat buffet. Always wash your hands before you approach the buffet and don’t touch the sneeze guard as it is likely to be a breeding ground for bacteria – it’s called a sneeze guard for a reason!
Then there are a couple of things you’re better off not eating at an all-you-can-eat buffet. Take sushi, for example. There’s always a risk when you eat raw fish, even if you go to a high-end sushi restaurant. But the risk gets a lot bigger when you eat it at a buffet like this. The sushi has been sitting out there for a while and might not have been prepared with the best quality seafood. You’re basically asking to get sick. The same goes for tuna!
Now that we’ve covered that, let’s move on to how all-you-can-eat buffets trick us all! It has everything to do with the price… Keep reading on the next page!
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