What a Serving Size Should Really Look Like

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Sticking to a healthy lifestyle and meeting your weight loss goals means having a healthy diet.  It’s not just about eating right but knowing how big a portion size is.  Portion size will help you stay fit and lean.  Here is an easy guide to follow for a healthy lifestyle.  If you are watching your weight this is a good way to stay full and eat the things you want.

 

 

 

What you should be eating is:

 

Fish usually 3oz that would be the same as a checkbook

 

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1 teaspoon of butter is the size of a postage stamp

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One cup of salad is the size of a tennis ball roughly

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3oz of lean meat is the size of an iphone (not iphone plus)

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One baked potato should be the size of a computer mouse

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1/2 a cup of beans is about the size of a lightbulb

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If you use salad dressing just use half a shot glass

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One slice of whole grain bread should be the size of a cassette tape

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one cup of fruit is about the size of a baseball

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The amount of dark chocolate you should eat a day is about the size of a dental floss box

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1/2 cup of brown rice is the size of a cupcake wrapper

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1/2 cup of pasta is about the size of big orange

 

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1oz of nuts should be the size of a dixie cup

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If you are doing cheat days this is the size you should be eating:

Pancakes the size of a cd

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1 cookie the size of the top of a soda can

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Ice cream the size of two ping-pong balls

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One bagel the size of a hockey puck (since they make them bigger now that means a half a bagel)

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Condiments like mayo, ketchup, etc should be the size of a poker chip

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Keep looking out for more health, weight loss and nutrition tips all month.

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2 Comments

  1. Kathlene
    February 19, 2016 / 3:00 am

    I lost 2 stones changing my diet to something like this one.

  2. Rebel
    February 19, 2016 / 4:25 am

    I do this and it made me lose 15 lbs.

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