What’s a serving size?

Sure you know what the five food groups are, but how well do you know the recommended serving sizes of a particular food?

While you may not always carry a scale or tablespoon around to each meal, the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine has a cheat sheet of everyday comparisons to help you make healthy and helpful decisions about food portions.

What's a serving size? A cheat sheet from the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine.

Additional Resources

Looking to improve your health? Know your BMI.

Find additional nutrition resources at the Children’s Nutrition Research Center.

-By Andy Phifer

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