Tag: childhood obesity

Stopping The Portion Creep

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To “creep” means to move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed. And creeping is exactly what is happening to our portion sizes. The slow move is going unnoticed by most of us. Over the last two decades portion sizes have increased 25%. While that may not seem like a lot, the consequences of these increased calories are that 33% of our population is overweight or obese. (1) Not only is this devastating to our health, but the kids that are affected by this subtle portion creep never even knew it was coming. By identifying some […]