Over the past 20 plus years or so portion size in America has doubled or even as much as tripled, this is a key contributor in the obesity issue we are seeing in children and adults today. Many individuals have trouble understanding the difference between portion and serving. A serving is the measured amount of food, and a portion is the physical amount of food that is served. Below are some tips and tricks to help keep you on track.
- Understanding food labels
- Understanding portion size
- Serve food on small plates/ bowls