Thursday, May 31, 2012
How frustrated are you with the sizes of products and the servicing sizes they say they contain?
I know that since I have become more concious os what I'm eating - portion sizes etc I can see why many of are eating more than we think we are - getting more calories than we believe we are. Why many of us do not know what a serving size actually is by looking at something.
Hubby bought some individual ham steaks - thought they would be great because they were only 180 calories - but when you actually look at the serviing size it is for 2/3's of the piece of ham. Just what are you supposed to do with the other 1/3 piece? Maybe it doesn't seem that much but it works out to another 60 calories and those calories add up over the day - the week - your life.
This is true in so many things - Campbell's Light Soup - Can is 540 ml - serving size is 250 ml - meaning that there is 2 servings plus and extra 40 ml - again - just what are you supposed to do with that 40 ml? Why can't Campbell's package it as 500 ml?
Look around and you will see so many items of food that are labelled like this - all that extra food that you eat because you don't want to throw it out. Not enough for another serving so no use saving it etc.
Why can't they package food to match serving sizes?