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Food police bust chain restaurants for super-sized portions

Posted by Tracy in Consumer Headlines and has 1 Comment
Aug 31 2010

Although McDonald’s retired the “super-sized” option from its menus in 2004, chain restaurants continue to redefine the size of a typical serving of food, often doubling or tripling official government serving sizes, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

One Response to “Food police bust chain restaurants for super-sized portions”

  1. Bruce Williamson says:

    Since I’ve placed myself on a reduced calorie diet to lose weight, eating out is a big problem. Some restaurants have smaller portions e.g. Qdoba has their craft2 menu) but most places have gigantic meals that are more than half the calories allotted in my diet.

    Restaurants have to help re-educate their customers on what is proper portion size. Smaller portions benefits both parties. The customer receives a healthier meal and the restaurant reduces their food bill.

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