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To Cut Calories, Chefs Would Rather Cut Portions than Adjust Recipes

This USA Today article shares insight from a recently released survey of 433 experienced chefs about the impact of restaurant dining on calorie intake. After research has shown that people who frequently dine out are more obese than their home-dining counterparts, this survey attempts to learn what chefs see as their role in fixing the obesity epidemic. On one hand, many of those surveyed acknowledged that their portion sizes were at least double the government-recommended size. However, 56 percent of those surveyed said reducing calories in existing menu items would be “unsuccessful.”

Read the detailed survey results and the whole USA Today story here.

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