FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health

Food Servings – Then and Now

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English: Healthy nutrition pyramid with 7 to 9...

English: Healthy nutrition pyramid with 7 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables to get precious phytonutrients to feed your body at the cellular level. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One of the major causes, in my opinion, of the obesity problem in the U.S is the size of the portions we have come to accept as normal. It is always a shock to see the comparisons of serving sizes now as compared to those of 30 years ago.   Serving sizes are also a consideration on the new food labels.   For a visual comparison:

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