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Title:Prevent Portion Distortion
Pub. date: revised March 2012
Includes: PowerPoint, related handout
Audience: Adults
Language: English
Description:The "Prevent Portion Distortion" PowerPoint presentation is full of pictures to help participants learn how portion sizes have changed, and how they can avoid portion distortion.
Funding Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Details
Developer: Alice Henneman, MS, RD
Organization: University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
Mail: ahenneman1@unl.edu
Length: 40 slides, 2-page handout
Pilot Testing: Reviewed by several potential end-users and tested with target audiences before it was made available to the public.
Assessment instrument Used? no
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: This resource, based on recommendations from MyPlate, provides an overview of correct portion sizes. Using slides adapted from "Portion Distortion" by the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, it shows how typical portion sizes have increased over the years, and then shows what recommended portion sizes look like. The handout contains similar information, designed with facts from MyPlate and graphics from the "Portion Distortion" presentation.

The presentation contains graphics and screen shots from the ChooseMyPlate.gov Web site. Portion sizes are compared to common, recognizable items.

Availability
View/download files: 
Visit Web site (html): http://food.unl.edu/web/fnh/portiondistortion
Download PowerPoint Slides (1.7 MB): http://lancaster.unl.edu/food/portion-distortion.pptx
Handout (1 MB)- English : http://food.unl.edu/documents/4089482/4234938/PortionDistort11.pdf/4988ac0d-3a7a-48e9-a51f-b2fe8c039f08
Handout (728 KB)- Spanish : http://food.unl.edu/documents/4089482/4234938/Portion-Distortion-Spanish.pdf/f68e2196-01d7-4324-b1da-49c35baa7eeb
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County
    Contact: Alice Henneman
    Mail: 444 Cherrycreek Rd, Ste. A
Lincoln, NE 68528-1507
    Phone: (402) 441-7180
    Fax: (402) 441-7148
    E-mail: ahenneman1@unl.edu
    Order URL:http://food.unl.edu/web/fnh/portiondistortion
    Cost: 0.00 per slides
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate:Download free of charge off the Internet.

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