Finish Your Plate – Or Should You?
Obesity being as big a problem as malnourishment… good post.
I found this great infographic at the Massive Health blog and thought I’d share it. When I did diabetes-prevention research last summer, I read a ton of articles on how portion size increases have affected the obesity crisis, and I remember noting a noticeable change in portion sizes when crossing the Canadian-American border. At the same time, I doubt that this is solely an American problem – we see more rich food and larger portions in Europe as well, and I for one am guilty too of mindless eating in front of the computer or a TV show. Relearning our hunger cues is definitely a good step forward for all of us, I think.
The only thing I don’t like about this infographic is that they feature a baked potato as a vegetable serving – I guess this would be the one “vegetable” that you would have to actually be…
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