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PORTION DISTORTION. The difference between “helpings” and “servings”. I’m young…Why should I have to worry about what I eat?. Americans have “evolved” into the fattest people in the world!. Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults 1990.

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The difference between helpings and servings

PORTION DISTORTION

The difference between “helpings” and “servings”




Obesity trends among u s adults 1990
Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults world! 1990

No Data <10% 10%-14% 15-19% 20-24% 25%


Obesity trends among u s adults 1997
Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults world! 1997

No Data <10% 10%-14% 15-19% 20-24% 25%


Obesity trends among u s adults 2002
Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults world! 2002

No Data <10% 10%-14% 15-19% 20-24% 25%

Source: Mokdad A H, et al. JAMA 2003;289:1

Source: Mokdad A H, et al. JAMA 1999;282:16;2003;289:1


Bmi in adults and children definitions
BMI in Adults and Children: world!Definitions

To be sensitive to the issue of a child’s self-esteem, the term “obesity” is no longer used in children and adolescents


The difference between helpings and servings

Generation world!XXL


The difference between helpings and servings

The Toxic Environment world!

Unhealthful eating and lack of activity are the culprits!


Over time our portions have become distorted
Over time, our portions have become “distorted” world!

What is the difference between a

and a

HELPING

SERVING


Chocolate chip cookie
Chocolate chip cookie world!

20 Years Ago

Today

1.5 inch diameter

3.5 inch diameter

275 calories

55 calories

Guess the calorie difference!

220 calories!

15


The difference between helpings and servings

20 Years Ago world!

Today

Cheeseburger

590 calories

333 calories

Guess the calorie difference!

257 calories!

16


The difference between helpings and servings

20 Years Ago world!

Today

6.5 ounces

20 ounces

Soda

250 calories

85 calories

Guess the calorie difference!

165 calories!

17


The difference between helpings and servings

20 Years Ago world!

Today

Pepperoni Pizza

500 calories

850 calories

Guess the calorie difference!

350 calories!

18


Popcorn
Popcorn world!

Today

20 Years Ago

5 cups

11 cups

270 calories

630 calories

Guess the calorie difference!

360 calories!

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Control your weight by knowing your serving sizes
Control your weight by knowing your serving sizes world!

  • HELPINGS are “unmeasured” amounts of food

  • SERVINGS are “measured” amounts of food

    Use VISUAL cues to help you choose the right amount of food to eat and control your calories


After this unit you should be able to
After this unit, you should be able to world!

  • Visualize serving sizes

  • Compare your “helpings” to actual “servings”

  • Explain why it is important to pay attention to serving sizes of food


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