Portion and serving size guide

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What is portion size?

A portion size can be defined as the quantity or the amount of food one choose to eat at a time. Eating too little or more than the required amount may result in malnourishment or obesity. During recent years average portion size has become quite large for one person. At domestic level people prefer to use large dinner plates instead of smaller ones for eating and servings , similarly the restaurants are serving big portions of food such as big mac burgers and 12 inch sandwich as one serving. Large portion size leads to overweight and obesity . Thats is the the reason during the past few decades, the percentage of obesity and the metabolic disorders associated with them have been drastically increased.

Serving sizes of different foods

The serving size is usually the recommended amount of different foods and is mostly less than theā€¦

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