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Overeating is a major contributor to weight gain. Do you know how much you should eat?

Check out the proper portion sizes below and see how your meals stack up.

  • A serving of lunch meat is 1 ounce, about the size of a compact disc.

  • A serving of peanut butter is 2 tablespoons, the size of a golf ball.

  • A serving of chicken is 3 ounces, the size of a deck of cards
    (it’s also about the same size as the palm of your hand.)baseball

  • A serving of baby carrots is about 12 carrots.

  • A 1 cup serving of corn flakes is the same size as a baseball.

  • A serving of salad dressing is 1 tablespoon, the same size as a poker chip.


Source: healthyeating.webmd.com