Mindful Portions: Cutting Through the Quantity Confusion with Quality Meal Guidance

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Mindful Portions: Cutting Through the Quantity Confusion with Quality Meal Guidance

By Carol Savage

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:25am

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People around the world are more attentive than ever about food and nutrition, questioning where and how their food is made and its impact on health. While many of us are trying to eat healthily, we’re faced with the difficult task of navigating an environment that consistently promotes food quantity over food quality.

The size of food portions and calorie contents have steadily increased in many countries over the past 50 years. With that, we’ve also seen an alarming rise in the obesity rate. Could the two be connected?

They most certainly could. In fact, a 2014 report from the McKinsey Global Institute stated that reducing portions of packaged foods and fast food offerings could be the single most impactful way to combat today’s obesity epidemic.

So, how can people cut through the confusion around portions and keep calorie intake in-check?

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Keywords: Health & Healthcare | Food Politics | Good Health and Well-Being | Nestle | Nutrition | Public Health | portion control

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