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How can large portions make my child gain weight?

Portion sizes of less healthy foods and beverages have increased over time in restaurants, grocery stores and vending machines. Research shows that children eat more without realizing it if they are served larger portions. This can mean they are consuming a lot of extra calories, especially when eating high-calorie foods.

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