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  1. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) said, 3 months ago

    This is so stupid…The cans are just big enough for a dinner, so who cares what the label says…I had a can of soup for dinner tonight, just added some broc…and called it a serving for one…

  2. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 3 months ago

    Like the ‘Hungry man’ TV dinners…that leave you hungry.

  3. Gweedo - "I think we're going t' hafta shoot !" -  Murray

    Gweedo - "I think we're going t' hafta shoot !" - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, 3 months ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Why d’ya think they call ’em “Hungry Man” ?

  4. Gweedo - "I think we're going t' hafta shoot !" -  Murray

    Gweedo - "I think we're going t' hafta shoot !" - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, 3 months ago

    I’m beginning to suspect the serving size on those cans is set up where you have other items from different food groups and altogether, that constitutes a full meal…… or for us reg’lar folk, the whole can with the added broc; makes the full amount target as set by USDA or some agency or other.

  5. Seanette

    Seanette said, 3 months ago

    SO true!

  6. olmon

    olmon said, 3 months ago

    The reason for making the servings ridiculously small (on the label) is so they can make the percentages of the things ‘not good for you’ smaller & look better IE: sodium, fat, sugar, etc.

  7. IndyMan

    IndyMan said, 3 months ago

    Serving size is for full grown adults who weigh 98 pounds or less who feel full drinking one 8 ounce glass of water ! !

  8. corpcasselbury

    corpcasselbury said, 3 months ago

    @olmon

    You got that right! And the results when you do the math on the whole can are appalling.

  9. rhol55

    rhol55 said, 3 months ago

    That’s one serving of sodium/fat enriched chili on top a 1/4 lb. nitrate laced hot dog served in a wonderfully glutenous bun! Mmmm, mmm, good!

  10. yankeetexan

    yankeetexan said, 3 months ago

    Like Ben & Jerry’s pint… servers??? but with the lid off & a spoon in your hand … it serves one nicely:)

  11. John Powe

    John Powe said, 3 months ago

    http://gizmodo.com/5985224/what-200-calories-actually-looks-like-in-food
    The above link will clearly demonstrate the difference of the actual amount of food in 200 calories. The lesson is: processed food will NOT give you enough food to fill full. Raw veggies and fruit will be more than enough to fill full.
    The calories versus # of serving sizes is a MARKETING PLOY and nothing more.
    Don’t forget that there is BIG difference between GOOD and BAD calories.

  12. Sangelia

    Sangelia said, 3 months ago

    Better to make your own soups and other meals. Not only do you get what you want in it. NO preservatives.

  13. BEER ( for rent )  Here !

    BEER ( for rent ) Here ! said, 3 months ago

    @Sangelia

    Also you don’t have to read calorie and sodium ect on some lieing label ! HAHAHAHA

  14. Elite1grey

    Elite1grey said, 3 months ago

    suggested servings means a serving for a child of 2 that has a full ellie belly

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 3 months ago

    The USA is known for over stuffing their meals. Why when you visit Europe you are shocked at the “small” portions. And you will notice very few fat Europeans too. One in three Americans are listed as obese.

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