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US/INCREASED PORTION SIZES

source: www.solvingthehealth

puzzle.com/shs/super-sizing-globesity

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US portion sizes
In the US, portion sizes have been increasing over the past 20 years...

size (%)
muffins +300
hamburgers + 23
Mexican food + 27
soft drinks + 52
snacks + 60


Did you know?
  • During the same period of time that portion sizes have been growing, adult obesity in the US has increased: from 14.5% in 1971 to 30.9% in 1999.
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