weighing food portionsWhile it’s good an well being able to use your hands weighing food portions at home, but what about when you’re out? As anyone trying to reduce their calorie intake know, TGI Friday’s version of a single serving is a great deal different than a food label serving size. Often, it’s not easy to know how much is enough when you go for a meal, especially in America the land of the Super-Size. But, if you master this rule of thumb for weighing portions, you be able to eat out AND stick to that diet.

  • Meat – deck of cards
  • Raw vegetables – fist
  • Cheese – pair of dice
  • Bagel – hockey puck
  • Grilled fish – checkbook