Thursday, April 21, 2011

Food for Thought?

Think portion distortion is recent? Look at how much food portion sizes, plate sizes, and bread sizes have increased over the millennium. Craig and Brian Wansink analyzed the "food-by-head" ratio in the 52 most famous paintings of Christ's Last Supper shows increases in portion size (69%), plate size (66%), and bread size (23%) over the millennium.

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