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Watch Your Mouth: Eat Lightly and Carry a Big Fork How Big Forks and Heavy Bowls Help You Eat Less

Bigger forks and heavier bowls might sound supersized, but they could actually cut down on portion sizes.

Between the opening nights of All About Eve and Mean Girls, an average moviegoer’s portion of popcorn increased sevenfold. Starbucks' gut-busting Trenta is more than double the size of its original tall paper cup. The surface area of an average dinner plate is as much as 36 percent larger than it was in 1960. Even some recipes in the most recent edition of The Joy of Cooking, the staple of middle-class kitchens everywhere, expanded 42 percent from their 1931 versions.

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Superb Idea: Spaghetti with Built-In Portion Control

This elegant hexagonal spaghetti package contains six single portions, so you can make the right amount no matter how many people you're cooking for.


British student Neal Fletcher has come up with a packaging design that ensures you never make too much spaghetti again. Each compartment of his hexagonal prism contains a single portion of pasta, meaning that whether you're cooking for one or more, you can make exactly the right amount without measuring.

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