Portion distortion over the last 20 years in the U.S. for selected foods 2011

Change in selected food portions over a 20-year period in the U.S.

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 21, 2012
Portion distortion over the last 20 years in the U.S. for selected foods 2011 This statistic represents the portion distortion over the last 20 years in the United States for selected foods, as of 2011. In comparison to twenty years ago an increase in calories can be observed for all selected foods. In most cases, this is due to increasing sizes of the average food portions. The calories growth for chicken stir fry amounted to 430 additional calories in 2011, compared to twenty years ago.
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Change in selected food portions over a 20-year period in the U.S.

CoffeeMuffinPepperoni pizzaChicken caesar saladPopcornChicken stir fry
20 years ago*45210500390270435
Today*350500850790630865
Additional calories305290350400360430
CoffeeMuffinPepperoni pizzaChicken caesar saladPopcornChicken stir fry
20 years ago*45210500390270435
Today*350500850790630865
Additional calories305290350400360430
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 21, 2012
This statistic represents the portion distortion over the last 20 years in the United States for selected foods, as of 2011. In comparison to twenty years ago an increase in calories can be observed for all selected foods. In most cases, this is due to increasing sizes of the average food portions. The calories growth for chicken stir fry amounted to 430 additional calories in 2011, compared to twenty years ago.
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