But, let's face it, food in today's society is not just sustenance. It's pleasure, it's emotional, it's comforting, it's exciting.
It's also -- for some -- addicting. Just like cigarettes, drugs, alcohol; eating food can be extremely addicting, and difficult to control. And just like those other addictions, Americans need a little help. Not a lot. Just a little help from the "I'm not going to take it anymore" consumers; and maybe, a little help from the government.
What's wrong with serving appropriate portions? Let's see a new headline in the newspapers:
McDonald's eliminates Supersizing, moves to RightSizing.