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FOOD PORTIONS (Tips & Tricks)
1 teaspoon (5ml)
About the size of the top half of your thumb
25 gm of flour (atta) is approximate what can be held in an average Indian woman palm
1 ounce (28 g)
approximately a inch cube of cheese
volume of four stacked dice
slice of cheese is about the size of a 3 1/ 2 inch computer disk
chunk of cheese is about as thick as 2 dominoes
1 handful (palm) of nuts
2 ounces (57g)
1 small chicken leg or thigh
1 /2 cup of cottage cheese or tuna
3 ounces (85 g)
serving of meat is about the size of a deck of playing cards (3 exchanges)
1 /2 of whole chicken breast
1 medium pork chop
1 small hamburger
unbreaded fish fillet
1 /2 cup (118 ml)
fruit or vegetables can fit in the palm of your hand
about the volume of a tennis ball
1 cup (236 ml)
about the size of a woman's fist
breakfast cereal goes halfway up the side of a standard cereal bowl
broccoli is about the size of a light bulb
1 medium apple = A tennis ball