November 17, 2011

Fighting flab? Mayo Clinic guide to portion size might help


Trying to lose weight and having trouble? Consider the possibility that you're supersizing your meals without realizing it.  Weight-loss experts say portion control is key, and some of us are scarfing foods in portion sizes that are out of whack with reality. Take pancakes. If you like to dig into a tall stack of oversized flapjacks, you should know that a single serving is actually considered to be a single four-inch pancake (as shown on the left).  That's just one of many shockers from the Mayo Clinic's visual guide to portion control...

CBS News, 11/17/11

Tags: Nutrition, Weight

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