Looks like we're going to need a bigger cross

After studying a thousand years' worth of Last Supper paintings, Cornell investigators have discovered that the amount of food portrayed on the table of the Last Supper has increased over the past millennium. In other words, we're slowly supersizing Jesus.

“I think people assume that increased serving sizes, or ‘portion distortion,’ is a recent phenomenon,” said Brian Wansink, professor and director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. “But this research indicates that it’s a general trend for at least the last millennium.” I can't wait until This is why you're fat does an art retrospective. I'm pretty sure the Mona Lisa has put on a few pounds recently.


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