Practice Portion Control With This Simple Chart

This handy chart is part of Health’s Feel Great Weight Plan: Your What-to-Eat Guide.
From breakfast to dessert, here’s your complete eating strategy. To keep weight off, keep these quick guidelines in mind.


This handy chart is part of Health's Feel Great Weight Plan: Your What-to-Eat Guide.


From breakfast to dessert, heres your complete eating strategy. To keep weight off, keep these quick guidelines in mind.
A serving of...is about equivalent to this...
Red meatPalm of your hand (3 oz)
ChickenPalm of your hand plus up to your knuckle (5 oz)
FishYour entire hand and as thick as your thumb at the knuckle (6 oz)
PastaSmall fist
Rice/couscousBaseball
Peanut or almond butterGolf ball
Salad dressing1/2 shot glass
CerealBaseball
Dried fruit2 dominoes

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Last Updated: May 08, 2008

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