How Foods are "Sized" Affects How Much We Eat, Cornell University Study

Published: Jun 26, 2013

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Portions, such as 8, 12 or 16 ounces – are given different labels – small, medium or large – at different restaurants. However, how a portion is described size-wise impacts how much we eat and how much we’re willing to pay for our food, reports a new study from Cornell published online June 13 in the journal Health Economics.

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