What’s a portion, anyway?

portionsizes

Does that pizza seem to be fairly good, calorie-wise? Make sure you check the ‘serving size’. One sneaky trick sometimes used by manufactures is to label their box with a size different from what we may consider a ‘normal’ portion – only half of a ‘personal pizza’, for example.

Yet another reason to check the back of the box!

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Portion distortion

A great visualisation of a portion control tip. Or course, the two blue circles are the same size.

So if this was your food on your plate, which could leave you unsatisfied with the amount of food you’ve got?