Nutrition Blog — portion control
Typically when you go out to eat at a restaurant, portions are out of this world. Meals are usually dense with carbs and fats, and lack a balance of lean protein and fresh fruits and veggies. Use our Fit Plate to make sure you’re getting a balanced meal. Your plate should be approximately 1/4 complex carbohydrates, 1/4 lean protein, and 1/2 fresh fruits and vegetables along with 1-2 tablespoons of healthy fat. Allison is the Licensed and Registered Dietitian at fit-flavors. She strongly believes we should have positive experiences at mealtimes and truly enjoy the food we eat. Allison...
You probably know that green beans are good for you and fried chicken is not so good for you, but how confident are you in how many green beans to eat? Or grains or fruits or fats? We get this question a lot: “How much should I eat?” So we created this handy dandy Hand Portions Guide for you to easily identify a serving size for different foods. Your hand reflects the proper portion for you, so use it as your own personal measuring tool when making your plate at home or to determine how much to eat at a...