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Details are in the April issue of the International Journal of Obesity.
The study is "not very meaningful science," said Martin Binks, a behavioral health psychologist and a consultant at Duke University Medical Center. "We have real-life examples of the increase in portion size -- all you have to do is look at what's being sold at fast-food restaurants."
A more contemporary test would be to analyze portion sizes in Super Bowl commercials, he suggested.
"That would be a much more meaningful snapshot of how this society's relationship to food has changed," Binks said.
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