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Calorie Cutting Tip: Secrets of Portion Control

Do you have trouble with portion control? You don't have to use measuring cups or food scales. The perfect tool is your hand!

Here are some simple guides to give you a helping hand with portion control:

  • Use your palm to measure the appropriate amount of protein, like chicken or fish
  • Your fist for starchy carbohydrates, like potatoes, rice, pasta
  • Rounded hand full for fruit and for veggies double two hand sizes
  • For oils, mayo, peanut butter use the tip of your thumb
  • For cheese use your entire thumb

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