Thursday, May 24, 2012

The size of an average restaurant meal has QUADRUPLED since the 1950s - with U.S. burgers now three times as big

A startling infographic has highlighted just how out of control the country's meal servings are - with the average restaurant portion more than four times as big as it was in the 1950s.

The image, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows a cup of fountain soda is now six times as large, while burgers and a portion of fries have both tripled in size.

Also horrifying is how a chocolate bar is now a staggering 1,233 per cent larger than it was in the early 1900s, according to the CDC results for its The New (Ab)normal campaign. Read More