The results are in. According to the International Food Information Council’s (IFIC) latest Food and Health Survey, over 70 percent of the 1,000 American adults surveyed stated that they are trying to consume smaller portions as a way to improve their diet. Eating smaller portions could be one of the best strategic steps you can make to trim your waist as research suggests that as portion sizes increase so does the amount (and calories) that you unconsciously eat.
As we all know, both portion sizes and Americans’ weight have increased since the 1950’s. To find out how much, take this short quiz:
Here are other research-based, portion control tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
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