portion sizes

Serving Sizes, How Much You Should Be Eating

Graphic Credit:  Stay Fit N Young

Graphic Credit: Stay Fit N Young

If you’re struggling with understanding serving sizes, this graphic can provide some guidance!

Here are the general ‘rules.’

  1. Start with non-starchy vegetables, and fill your plate 1/2 way with them

  2. Add your protein

  3. Add your carbs

  4. Eat until satiated, not stuffed

  5. Fill up on non-starchy vegetables first

If you are looking for more guidance on what to eat, the JCB Nutrition Food Pyramid and Diet Plan can help.