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Trends Increasing Portion Sizes Restaurants

fittforlife.com Trends in Increasing Portion Sizes - Restaurants

Trends Increasing Portion Sizes Restaurants. Eating in restaurants offers many opportunities to encounter large portion sizes. The number of eating establishments in the United States increased by 75 percent between 1977 and 1991. While Americans have many choices in restaurants, the food (especially from fast food restaurants) is often very cheap and available in large quantities. A study shows that the frequency of eating out, particularly at fast-food restaurants, is associated with an increase in energy and fat intake and with a higher body mass index. Trends Increasing Portion Sizes Restaurants.


Originally published by the CDC