You won’t even believe this...
Hi menopausal sister,
The other day I saw a fact sheet online that blew my mind. It compared portion sizes today vs. the 1980’s and wow! What a difference.
Get a load of this:
Obviously, those examples are for junk/fast food. But studies also show that for other foods, “marketplace” portion sizes – the size you see on nutrition labels, in restaurants, etc. – often are 6 or more times larger than the portion sizes recommended by the USDA!
That’s HUGE, and it adds up to a lot of extra food – maybe even THOUSANDS of calories – your body doesn’t need.
The thing that’s so troubling is that we get used to these larger portions and think they’re actually...