It is very easy to lose sight of how much you should be eating. To put it into perspective, below is a list of the size of a serving to everyday items/foods. Eye opening! Not every calorie is created equal. However, portion control is very important for weight management.
Baseball - a serving of fruit Softball -a serving of vegetables Rounded handful - about one half cup cooked or ½ cup of cooked rice or pasta Deck of cards - a serving of meat, fish or poultry or the palm of your hand (don't count your fingers!) Golf ball - one quarter cup of dried fruit or nuts Tennis ball - about one half cup of ice cream Computer mouse - about the size of a small baked potato/yam Compact disc - about the size of one serving of pancake or small waffle Thumb tip - about one teaspoon of peanut butter Six dice - a serving of cheese Check book - a serving of fish