A 32-year-old member asked:
i was wondering what's 3 reasons why increased portion size affects obesity?
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Specializes in General Surgery
Portion size, obese: Since the 1950s, our portion size has tripled in this country. Popcorn at movie theater....3x bigger, hamburger, 3x bigger, candy bars, bottles of soda, all bigger. And we've all been trained not to throw out food, because there are starving people in the world. So, if you eat more, even healthy, you eat more calories and fat. Also, you get served 3x more when eating out at restaurants.
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Last updated Nov 26, 2016
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