Do you feel measuring your food to stay within your calories required per day isn't worth the time? Additions, subtractions, and all your calculations to plan your meal with the daily calorie requirement is tiring. Isn't there a better way? Yes! Just look at your hand, fix your calorie using your fist, cupped hand, palm, and thumb to practice portion count, this is very simple without any hassle.
|HANDY GUIDE TO PORTION SIZE|
|1 cup fresh fruits and vegetables||½ cup Brown rice, rice, oatmeal, breakfast cereals|
|100-120 grams Meat, fish, poultry, egg, beans, legumes||1-2 teaspoon Peanut butter, cheese, salad dressing, nuts|
|1 teaspoon Butter, oils|
1/2 cup brown rice, white rice, oatmeal or other cereals - Your cupped hand fixes your carb portions.
100 - 120 gms meat, fish, poultry, egg, beans, legumes - Your palm fixes your protein portions.
1 cup fresh fruits & vegetables - your fist fixes your veggie portions.
1 teaspoon butter or oils, ½ teaspoon nuts, cheese, salad dressing, peanut butter - your thumb fixes your fat portions.
*Hand sizes vary. Measuring or weighing foods is the most accurate way to figure out portion size