WebMD: Too Much ‘Joy’ in Cookbook Calories?

February 17, 2009. Retrieved online October 8, 2009 from Miranda Hitti. Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD. WebMD

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Study Shows Ballooning Portion Size, Heftier Ingredients in Classic Recipes

“Feb. 17, 2009 — Calorie counts in several classic recipes have crept up over the years, and it may be time for those recipes to go back to the future.

That’s according to Brian Wansink, PhD, of Cornell University and Collin Payne, PhD, of New Mexico State University.

“The serving size and calorie composition of classic recipes needs to be downsized to counteract growing waistlines,” Wansink and Payne write in a letter published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.”

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