If you've wondered how to visualize one serving size, especially when eating out, we hope these little tips will help. When on a strict diet, always measure with measuring utensils for more accurate results.
Pasta: 1/2 cup -1/2 tennis ball.
Meat, poultry or fish: 2 - 3 oz - Deck of cards.
Cheddar, Provolone, Swiss (does not include American cheese): 3 Tablespoons - Average thumb.
Grains such as Oatmeal: 1/2 cup - Ice cream scoop (ok, not the really big scoop!)
Cold Cereal: 3/4 - 1 cup - Average fist.
Milk or yogurt: 1 cup - Average fist.
Fruit - canned, cooked or chopped: 1/2 cup - 1/2 tennis ball.
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