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The Portion Distortion Guide

A List of Serving Sizes

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7/22/2017 1:43:11 PM

JUDY1676's SparkPage
Great reference!
7/13/2017 4:32:38 PM

FITWITITALREADY's SparkPage
This is one of the best categorized food portion control charts I've seen. Thank you!
7/13/2017 11:00:53 AM

JVANAM's SparkPage
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
7/12/2017 7:01:49 PM

TEESTER2's SparkPage
I find that I suffer from portion distprtion. Question: is a billiard ball the same size as an ice cream scoop? NO ONE SERVES JUICE IN CUPS SHAPED LIKE HOCKEY PUCKS. I guess I will have to compare a billiard ball to a scoop. I am trying to visualize a pat of butter compared to a throwing die ... only the deck of cards analogy works for me.
EAGLERIVERDEE
7/12/2017 12:49:36 PM

This was a huge issue for me. I was eating healthy foods, but in very unhealthy portions. I now have a much better idea of what a healthy portion looks like!
7/12/2017 10:59:46 AM

SHOAPIE's SparkPage
Good reference
7/12/2017 7:20:35 AM

NELLJONES's SparkPage
This is the most important thing I learned on my journey.
7/12/2017 6:27:20 AM

EMGERBER's SparkPage
Great portion review
ETHELMERZ
7/12/2017 1:51:08 AM

Let's be honest, most of us know this stuff, but we choose not to do it!!
6/30/2017 1:28:07 AM

JVANAM's SparkPage
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin
6/26/2017 11:17:30 AM

4LMHJCR's SparkPage
I find that using a scale is better for me that eyeballing it. Especially since I'm not sure what the actual size of a hockey puck, billiard ball or baseball really are. And even then it is really just a guesstimate so for me weighing my food is a better option.
6/10/2017 8:52:13 AM

MSLOUIE3's SparkPage
Important skill.
6/7/2017 9:12:30 PM

PBOEGLI's SparkPage
Helpful information, yes I struggle with portion distortion.
6/3/2017 5:12:04 PM

COUNTRYCAROL1's SparkPage
Very informative article. I am guilty of not eating the right portions. Will have to keep on eye out in the future.
5/24/2017 2:35:52 PM

NANASUEH's SparkPage
I have a good basic food scale. It makes all the difference in the world.

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