Growing up in Louisiana, Nicole and Jason were taught to finish their plate before leaving the family dinner table. This same lesson has carried onto in adulthood; however, the biggest difference is the portion sizes. In America, our portion sizes have increased significantly. For example, in 1916, a Coca Cola was served in a 6.5 fluid oz. bottle containing 79 calories, but today, a 16 oz. bottle of Coke has 194 calories. In 1955, McDonald’s French fries were 210 calories for a 2.4 oz. serving and in 2004, McDonald’s fries were 610 calories for a 7 oz. serving. For Nicole and Jason, the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy allowed them to reset their portion sizes, spend more time socializing with friends and family, and spend less time over-indulging with food.