1 min read
A close up on a nutrition facts label, portion control

How much should you eat? Choosing healthy foods is important, but so is eating the right amount. Take a look at the amount of food you are served compared to one serving. Here are a few simple portion control tricks.

Portion control tricks

  • Tennis ball = 1 medium fresh fruit
  • Light bulb = 1 cup raw veggies
  • Computer mouse = 1/2 cup fruit
  • 4 dice = 1 ounce cheese
  • CD = 1 slice bread
  • Deck of cards = 3 ounces meat
  • Quarter in diameter = 1 teaspoon oil
  • 6-oz. can tuna = 6-oz. bagel or roll

Click here to view the USDA Nondiscrimination Statement.

Live Well Alabama logo. Blue text bubble with white letters.

Did you find this helpful?