Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Morning Brew: 3.24

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​Art history gives indication of how portion sizes have increased over the centuries. The International Journal of Obesity has studied nearly 1000 years of paintings of The Last Supper for clues. (The New York Times)

California county votes to consider banning toy tie-ins with junk food. The fast food industry spends around $360 million annually on toys to make meals appeal to kids. (San Jose Mercury News)

Orthorexia, an eating disorder that stems from an obsession with eating pure and natural foods, is growing. While some eating disorder specialist consider it a version of anorexia, others view the condition as being about natural food, not weight. (ABC News)

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