Still Get Big Sweet Drinks in NY

Several months ago we reported that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg intended to limit the serving size of sugar-laden sodas. Now a N.Y. Supreme Court judge has ruled that ban as unconstitutional and "fraught with arbitrary and capricious consequences." Indeed there were loopholes in this proposed rule. Hot chocolate would have been limited to…

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Are Your Eyes Fooling You?

You eat only for flavor and freshness, right? Think again! Brian Wansink, PhD, director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab has discovered serving sizes do indeed make a difference--even when foods are not palatable!Moviegoers in Philadelphia ate 45% more fresh popcorn when they received it in a large container compared to those who…

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