The availability of large food portions may be an important contributor in promoting excessive calorie intake. Of course this impacts on the likelihood of developing excess body weight and obesity related diseases including 13 types of cancer.
The movie Supersize me highlighted the issues in mega style especially the marketing methods by fast food chains, but large has now become normal in many catering and retail environments and I suspect the supersize has got even bigger!
Throughout the month of September we encouraged our followers to think about the portions they are being sold when eating out. Side orders (for and extra £1)… heaps of fried food on top of the calorific ‘main dish’ and sold to us as a GOOD DEAL….or when a large meal deal is cheaper or the same price as a small or medium!!