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Restaurant Portion Size

Calorie Counts on Menu Boards May Help Us Eat Less

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is my hope that when adopted nationwide, requiring chain eating establishments to post calorie counts of our favorite foods will help us make better food choices and order smaller sizes while also encouraging these establishments to market healthier options with fewer calories.

Where To Point The Blame For Huge Portion Sizes

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

When everyone is the restaurant is served a pound of meat or fish and two cups of mashed potatoes or rice, we assume that this is a normal portion.