Partners In Learning Blog Team

Partners In Learning Blog Team
Blog Team

Friday, March 25, 2011

Serving Sizes

Use familiar objects to judge a single serving size.

 1/2 cup vegetable

1/2 cup cooked pasta

1/2 cup of beans

1 small baked potato


Computer Mouse

1 medium piece of fruit = tennis ball

Tennis Ball

1 cup raw vegetables

1 cup dry cereal

1 cup of lowfat yogurt or milk


Baseball or your fist

1 small bagel = hockey puck

1 small (4-4 1/2 inch) pancake = CD

2 ounces of cheese = 2 pair of dice

2-3 ounces of meat, poultry or fish = deck of cards or the palm of your hands

Michelle Macon, Program Coordinator

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