October 6, 2008. Retrieved online October 8, 2008 from Nanci Hellmich USA Today
Study Shows Ballooning Portion Size, Heftier Ingredients in Classic Recipes
“PHOENIX — Next time you whip up a classic recipe from The Joy of Cooking, consider this: Your dish may have far more calories than the recipe your grandma made from an earlier edition of the cookbook.
That’s the finding of a new study presented here Sunday at the annual meeting of the Obesity Society, a group of weight-loss researchers and professionals….
Portions have increased with restaurant and take-out food, and they’ve also increased inside the home in recipes, according to co-author Collin Payne, an assistant professor of marketing at New Mexico State University-Las Cruces.”
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