Do you have a case of portion distortion? Are you supersizing and economy sizing your meals? So often, we’re lured into the idea of “getting more for your money” or getting “more bang for your buck.” The problem with this thinking occurs when we realize we’re wearing all that “value” on our bellies, butts and thighs.
Over the last 20 to 30 years, we’ve increased our daily caloric intake by over 300 calories each day. Over the course of 1 year that means we’re taking in an extra 109,500 calories more than we used to, which can mean an extra 31 pounds in a year! Just think back to years ago. Plates were smaller, portions were moderate and there weren’t nearly as many overweight people as there are today. In fact, nearly 67% of adults are considered overweight right now. Continue reading “Do You Have a Case of Portion Distortion?”Read More