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There's a Measuring Cup on the End of Your Arm!

That's right! You've got a measuring cup right there in the the palm of your hand... and a spoon on your finger! Here are some ways you can use your hands to measure portions!

  • Fist = 1 cup of fruit or 1 medium whole, raw fruit

  • Thumb = 1 ounce of cheese or meat

  • Fingertip = Approximately 1 teaspoon

  • Tip of Thumb = Approximately 1 tablespoon

  • One Cupped Hand = 1 or 2 ounces of dry goods (nuts, cereal, pretzels)

Related Resources:
 Portion Control Secrets
 Mindful Eating

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