1 Minute to Better Health: Portion Control

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The number one way to lose weight is to be aware of what a proper portion size is and how do you that? With visual cues. Let's start with meats and proteins the average serving size of a stake of chicken should be roughly three ounces. What does really mean? A great visual cue for this is deck of cards or the palm of your hand, when it comes to starches, think of a tennis ball or a fist which is roughly a cup of pasta or rice.

And lastly studies show the bigger the plate, the more you eat so try switching from a standard it 13 inch one to a 9 inch one and guess what blue plates will help you to eat less. Knowing how much to eat and how much slow to eat is a great way to keep your diet on track.