Right-size Your Portions
When it comes to eating healthy, bigger is not always better. Simple things such as saying 'no' to super-sizing, sharing meals, or even ordering a kid's meal can help you and your family to eat healthier portions. Use the resources below to learn more about portion sizes and suggestions for enjoying healthier food portions.
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- Smart-Size Your Portions
Learn to use your hand as a guide to estimate a smart portion size.
- The Secret to Serving Size Is in Your Hand
Learn how to use your hand to find the right portion size for a lot of foods.
- What's in a Serving Size?
Everyday examples that can help you picture portion sizes for a variety of foods.
- Portion Distortion
Compare the size of a portion that you may commonly choose or be served when eating out to the recommended serving size for that food.
- 12 Smart Ways to Right-Size your Portions
Quick and easy ways to eat less and enjoy more taste and nutrition in every bite.
- Ten Easy Ways to Downsize Serving Sizes
Simple ways to change how much you eat without giving up your favorite foods
- Just Say NO to Supersize
Simple tips to keep the extra cents in your wallet and keep the extra pounds off your body.
- The Marketing of Supersize to Kids
Learn how the food industry and food advertising encourage overeating.
- The Marketing of Supersize
Why the decision to get lots of extra food for a couple of extra cents may not be worth it.