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How Much Is a Serving Size?

  • Meat, fish and chicken (2-3 ounces of cooked lean meat, poultry or fish): no wider or thicker than the palm of your hand

  • Potatoes or rice: about the size of your fist

  • Bread: one roll the size of your fist or one slice as thick as your palm

  • Pasta (1/2 cup of cooked cereal, rice or pasta): two fistfuls

  • Pasta sauce: one fistful

  • Cheese: a one-inch cube, about the length from the tip of your thumb to the first joint down