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Interesting piece in USA Today about how “the food and plate sizes in 52 of the most famous paintings of The Last Supper and found that the portion sizes in the paintings have increased dramatically over the past millennium, from years 1000 to 2000 ... Over that 1,000-year period, the main course size increased by 69%, plate size 66% and loaves of bread 23%. The biggest increases in size came after 1500.”
KC's View:
This is interesting, but hardly worth categorizing as reflective of the globesity problem.

The simple fact is that this evolution demonstrates something wonderful about the human condition. As the decades have rolled by, food has generally become more plentiful and cheaper.

That’s called progress.