Archive for November, 2012

Restaurant Portion Sizes

Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 11:11 PM
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If you eat out frequently it’s almost impossible for you or your child not to overeat. In fact, a study found that restaurant portions of foods like hamburgers and French fries are two to five times larger than they should be. There’s a mentality that says, “If I’m going to pay for it, I’m going to eat it,” says Berning. We’re paying for it with the high incidence of obesity in this country. We also tend to think of eating out as special, so we choose fattier foods. It’s easy to think, I don’t have to prepare it and therefore I’m going to treat myself.
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Kid’s Portion Size Matters

Friday, November 23, 2012 @ 05:11 PM
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I am a registered dietician working in the field of pediatric nutrition.  I have received from the (American Dietetic Association) accreditation for Child and Adolescent Weight Management. The purpose of this blog will be to relate to the public the severity of childhood obesity.
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