I'm so proud and excited to share a brand new nutrition tool the Prevention team and I have been working on: The Portion Control Pop Quiz! It includes a fun, visual interactive quiz and two printable portion control charts -- one for your wallet and one for your fridge.
For each food group, you choose an object that represents the recommended serving. They include a tennis ball, deck of cards, hockey puck, golf ball, shot glass and others. Each one is equivalent to recommended amounts for fish, cheese, veggies, grains and more.
I've been using visuals of common objects to help my clients keep portions in check for years and it works! It's even helped my hubby, who regularly ate 3-4 times the recommended portions for meat, cheese and grains and too small portions of veggies and fruits. This trick was a big factor in his 55lb+ weight loss. In fact, sometimes when he's sprinkling a certain ingredient into his tacos (take the quiz to find out which one), he'll say, "Look, I'mRead More »from Test your portion control smarts!