Remember the old days when cookies were the size of an Oreo, not nearly as big as a Frisbee?
When a regular order of fries at McDonald’s was 3 ounces, instead of the nearly one pound of potatoes that Five Guys calls a “regular” portion these days?
And a sandwich was two slices of bread with some peanut butter and jelly inside, not the size of two meaty fists that restaurants serve us up today?
No wonder we eat more when we eat out and it shows on our waistlines. We’re only human. We eat what we’re served.
How big should a restaurant serving of pizza, steak, or orange juice be? The serving sizes on food labels look like items on the kids menu compared to what you’ll get in restaurants.
Here are the average serving sizes of some popular menu items at leading restaurant chains compared with what these items would look like if they followed the typical serving sizes on food labels.
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