Little change seen in fast food portion size, product formulation between 1996 and 2013

Two new reports from researchers at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University shows fast food portion sizes and product formulation, including sodium content and fat, stayed relatively the same between 1996 and 2013. The exception was a consistent decline in trans fat of fries between 2000 and 2009. Nevertheless, calorie and sodium contents remain high suggesting emphasis needs to be shifted from portion size to additional factors such as total calories, number of items ordered, and menu choices. —> Read More Here


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