18 Jun 2009

Portion Size, Then and Now

2 Pizza portionsWhile increased sizes haven’t been the sole contributor to our obesity epidemic, large quantities of cheap food have distorted our perceptions of what a typical meal is supposed to look like. These portion comparisons, adapted from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Portion Distortion Quiz, give a visual representation of what sizes used to be compared to what they are today.

See the Then and Now pics on Divine Caroline…


  • Philip Oxford
    June 22, 2009 Reply

    Great article Livvy – thanks for sharing x

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