Unsure what portion size is a healthy choice? Here's an easy guide for sizing up portion sizes.

Use these techniques to get a taste on how much you're actually eating.


1 thumb tip is about 1 teaspoon of peanut butter, butter, or sugar

1 finger is about 1 oz. of cheese

1 fist is about 1 cup cereal, pasta, or vegetables

1 handful is about 1 oz. of nuts or pretzels

1 palm is about 3 oz. of meat, fish, or poultry


Watch more for simple techniques to size up your food. (link to video on cmo or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZejKETX0io&feature=plcp)