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Trends Increasing Portion Size

fittforlife.com Trends in Increasing Portion Sizes - Eating at Home and Snacks

Even those who do not frequent restaurants are confronted with large portion sizes of prepackaged or convenience foods. Young and Nestle reported on a study examining the current weight of ready-to-eat foods and comparing them with past weights using data from manufacturers. Portion sizes of these foods began increasing in the 1970s and have continued to do so through today to the point where most exceed federal serving size standards.


Originally published by the CDC