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Centsable Health: Portion Sizes

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                                                    Grains

6 servings per day

Rice or pasta

½ cup

tennis ball/closed fist

Bagel

1 mini OR ½ of a large bagel

Hockey puck

Fruit

4 servings per day

Apple

1 medium

Tennis ball/closed fist

Berries

½ cup

Half tennis ball

Avocado

1/5 or 1 ounce

1 slice

Dried fruit

¼ cup

Egg

Vegetables

 4 servings per day

Chopped vegetables

½ cup

7 cotton balls

Raw, leafy greens

1 cup

Baseball

Proteins

2 to 3 servings per day

Lean meat

3 ounces

Deck or cards/palm of your hand

Fish

3 ounces

Checkbook

Scrambled eggs

1 cup

Tennis ball

Nuts

1 ounce

Ping pong ball

Nut butter

1 Tbsp.

Thumb

Other

Dark chocolate

1.5 ounces

Floss dispenser

Trail mix

¼ cup

Small handful

Oil

2 Tbsp

Golf ball

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