Plate size helps manage portion size

March 27, 2012
by Tricia Vaughn
The Crimson White (Univ. of Alabama Paper)


“When it comes to eating, what’s more simple than a plate?” asked Michelle Obama. The first lady, who has launched several initiatives to endorse healthy lifestyle habits, has a point: When it comes to evaluating how well you’re eating, the best place to start is by looking down at what you’re eating off of.

Obesity in the United States has become such a problem that the month of March is designated National Nutrition Month to promote healthy eating and encourage the incorporation of physical activity into every day life.


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