Portion size changes over time and how it is affecting weight gain in america part 2

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Portion sizes have increased enormously in the last few decades in the United States. Studies have shown that eating from a bigger plate increases the chances of overeating.

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Portion size changes over time and how it is affecting weight gain in america part 2

  1. 1. Do You Know How Food Portions HaveChanged in 20 Years?National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteObesity Education Initiative
  2. 2. COFFEE20 Years AgoCoffee(with whole milk and sugar)TodayMocha Coffee(with steamed whole milk andmocha syrup)45 calories8 ouncesHow many caloriesare in todays coffee?
  3. 3. COFFEE20 Years AgoCoffee(with whole milk and sugar)TodayMocha Coffee(with steamed whole milk andmocha syrup)45 calories8 ounces350 calories16 ouncesCalorie Difference: 305 calories
  4. 4. How long will you have to walk in orderto burn those extra 305 calories?**Based on 130-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  5. 5. If you walk 1 hour and 20 minutes, youwill burn approximately 305 calories.**Based on 130-pound personCalories In = Calories Out
  6. 6. MUFFIN20 Years Ago Today210 calories1.5 ouncesHow many calories arein today’s muffin?
  7. 7. 20 Years Ago TodayCalorie Difference: 290 calories500 calories4 ouncesMUFFIN210 calories1.5 ounces
  8. 8. How long will you have to vacuum inorder to burn those extra 290 calories?**Based on 130-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  9. 9. If you vacuum for 1 hour and 30 minutes youwill burn approximately 290 calories.**Based on 130-pound personCalories In = Calories Out
  10. 10. PEPPERONI PIZZA20 Years Ago Today500 caloriesHow many calories are intwo large slices of today’spizza?
  11. 11. PEPPERONI PIZZA20 Years Ago Today500 calories 850 caloriesCalorie Difference: 350 calories
  12. 12. How long will you have to play golf (whilewalking and carrying your clubs) in orderto burn those extra 350 calories?**Based on 160-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  13. 13. If you play golf (while walking and carrying yourclubs) for 1 hour you will burn approximately 350calories.**Based on 160-pound personCalories In = Calories Out
  14. 14. CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD20 Years Ago Today390 calories1 ½ cupsHow many calories are intoday’s chicken Caesarsalad?
  15. 15. CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD20 Years Ago Today390 calories1 ½ cups790 calories3 ½ cupsCalorie Difference: 400 calories
  16. 16. How long will you have to walk the dog inorder to burn those extra 400 calories?**Based on 160-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  17. 17. If you walk the dog for 1 hour and 20 minutes,you will burn approximately 400 calories.**Based on 160-pound personCalories In = Calories Out
  18. 18. 20 Years Ago Today270 calories5 cupsPOPCORNHow many caloriesare in today’s largepopcorn?
  19. 19. 20 Years Ago Today270 calories5 cupsPOPCORN630 calories11 cupsCalorie Difference: 360 calories
  20. 20. How long will you have to do wateraerobics in order to burn the extra 360calories?**Based on 160-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  21. 21. *Based on 160-pound personIf you do water aerobics for 1 hour and 15minutes you will burn approximately 360 calories.*Calories In = Calories Out
  22. 22. CHEESECAKE20 Years Ago Today260 calories3 ouncesHow many calories are intoday’s large portion ofcheesecake?
  23. 23. CHEESECAKE20 Years Ago Today260 calories3 ounces640 calories7 ouncesCalorie Difference: 380 calories
  24. 24. How long will you have to play tennis inorder to burn those extra 380 calories?**Based on 130-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  25. 25. *Based on 130-pound personIf you play tennis for 55 minutes youwill burn approximately 380 calories.*Calories In = Calories Out
  26. 26. CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE20 Years Ago Today55 calories1.5 inch diameterHow many calories arein today’s large cookie?
  27. 27. CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE20 Years Ago Today55 calories1.5 inch diameter275 calories3.5 inch diameterCalorie Difference: 220 calories
  28. 28. How long will you have to wash the car toburn those extra 220 calories?**Based on 130-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  29. 29. *Based on 130-pound personIf you wash the car for 1 hour and 15 minutesyou will burn approximately 220 calories.*Calories In = Calories Out
  30. 30. CHICKEN STIR FRY20 Years Ago Today435 calories2 cupsHow many calories are intoday’s chicken stir fry?
  31. 31. CHICKEN STIR FRY20 Years Ago Today435 calories2 cups865 calories4 ½ cupsCalorie Difference: 430 calories
  32. 32. How long will you have to do aerobicdance to burn those extra 430 calories?**Based on 130-pound personMaintaining a Healthy Weight is a Balancing ActCalories In = Calories Out
  33. 33. *Based on 130-pound personIf you do aerobic dance for 1 hour and 5 minutesyou will burn approximately 430 calories.*Calories In = Calories Out
  34. 34. Thank you for participating inPortion Distortion II!For more information about Maintaining a Healthy Weightvisit www.nhlbi.nih.gov

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