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Restaurant Portion Sizes Unjustly Linked To Obesity

Once again, restaurant portions are under attack. Restaurant pasta, steak, and fish portions are just too big, says Dr. Barbara Rolls of Pennsylvania State University. People in her recent study tended to eat “more when they were given larger portions.” Therefore, she concludes restaurant portions are contributing to obesity. The study does not address whether restaurant managers physically threatened patrons to ensure they ate the food that supposedly leads to their obesity. (“Health Tips,” United Press International, 3/15/00.)

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