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The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) reports that while there has been much concern about supersized portions in fast food restaurants and how they are affecting the American diet, people also seem to be eating bigger portions at home.

“We're getting so used to these big portion sizes when we eat out that when we go home we forget what a normal portion is,” said CSPI nutrition policy director Margo Wootan.

Portions for all of the popular foods studied increased both inside and outside the home between 1977 and 1996, according to the study, with the sole exception being pizza. For example, homemade burgers average 8.4 ounces, up from under six ounces back in 1977. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines a single serving of lean meat as three ounces.
KC's View:
A recent CSPI study found more than 44 million Americans were obese in 2001. Now we know why.

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