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Old 04-16-10, 11:13 AM   #1
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portion size through history

http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/...rPortions.html

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The size of food portions and plates in more than four dozen depictions of the Last Supper -- painted over the past 1,000 years -- have gradually gotten bigger and bigger, according to a Cornell study published in The International Journal of Obesity (April, online March 23), a peer-reviewed publication.

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"We took the 52 most famous paintings of the Last Supper and analyzed the size of the entrées, bread and plates, relative to the size of Christ's head," said Wansink.
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Eh, yeah... but years ago people were shorter than they are today. Maybe there's a connection.
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So the study is based on some artists perception of how someone else may have ate many centuries earlier...sounds like a sound basis for a theory.....NOT.
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