The FDA Finally Tackles the Mushrooming Portion Distortion Problem

July 9, 2014 6:47 PM

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One day in the grocery store checkout line, I did what I often do: check calorie counts for various foods. This time, picking up a "giant-sized" popular candy bar.

Incredibly, the label said it contained just 160 calories. How on earth can that be, I wondered? Regular-sized candy bars typically have more than 200 calories. Was this some breakthrough in sweets we hadn't heard about?

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