Prevent Portion Distortion

How muffings have changed in size over 20 yearsAlice Henneman, MS, RDN, Extension Educator
Amy Peterson, MS, RD, Extension Educator

Questions or comments? Contact Alice Henneman

Portion sizes have gotten bigger over the past 20 years, and so have we! Larger portions add up. Just 100 extra calories per day can lead to a weight gain of 10 pounds per year. Maintaining a healthy weight is a balancing act — balance calories in with calories out.

Click here to read the article and see more examples of how portions have changed over the years plus how you can prevent portion distortion with help from MyPlate.

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