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The Portion Distortion Guide

A List of Serving Sizes

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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
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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.
5/21/2017 9:07:40 PM

CHRIS3874's SparkPage
I don't know of any bakers who make bread in the size of an index card and I am fairly sure that they all weigh more than 1 ounce. I am not counting Weight Watchers bread or Hovis breads in my statement.Its odd I think we are ALL too sedentary- my maternal grandpa used to eat bread or buns at every meal and was skinny as a rail until he died at 97. He was also always active and didn't worry about what he ate,
5/21/2017 1:25:57 PM

JVANAM's SparkPage
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BILLTHOMSON
5/15/2017 7:13:34 AM

GUILTY of estimating wrong
UPWARD_KES
5/11/2017 10:01:54 PM

My greatest issue is fat. I eat healthy fats mostly, however, nuts and some seeds present a problem. I really have difficulty with sticking with appropriate portions of nuts. I now buy the little bags and try to cut down on sunflower seeds or mixed nuts. I need to avoid the oily, salty kinds and try to stick with the raw ones. I almost always go over in fats even though the fats I eat are heart healthy and promote health in the body!
5/7/2017 8:19:49 AM

MSLOUIE3's SparkPage
I weigh and measure everything.
4/16/2017 12:38:25 PM

USMAWIFE's SparkPage
thanks

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