Successive generations of artists depicting the Last Supper of Jesus and his Apostles progressively supersized the meal, according to a study published in the April issue of the International Journal of Obesity. The researchers — Brian Wansink, a food behavior scientist at Cornell University, and his brother, Craig Wansink, a professor of religious studies at Virginia Wesleyan College — did a computer analysis of paintings of the Last Supper composed from around 1000 A.D. to 2000 A.D. ...

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