Eating the right amount

Ruby Hernandez , Xavier Escalera

Exactly how big is a serving

Fruit's: 1 medium fruit, 1/2 cup of chopped fruit, 1/2 cup of fruit juice.

Veggie's: 1 cup of raw leafy veggies, 1/2 cup of any other veggies or 1/2 of veggie juice.
Dairy's: 1 cup of fat free milk or yogurt , or low fat cheese

Meat's: 2 to 3 oz. of cooked lean meat, poultry or fish

Grains: 1 slice of bread, 1 oz. of ready to eat cerial, rice or pasta

Oils: 5 to 7 tbs daily

Exact Amounts

A serving of bread should look no bigger that cassette tapes.

A serving of Pasta should be the size of a tennis ball

A serving of Veggies should be the size of a base ball

A serving of fruit should be the size of your fist.

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Exact Proportion Of Servings

Healthy Habits

a healthy dietary pattern that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes, fish, skinless poultry, nuts, and fat-free/low-fat dairy products, and limits sodium, saturated fat, red meat and added sugars.