- Almost every food group is considered a protein, fat, or carbohydrate. - Just do your best. There is no need to stress over perfect categorizations.
– Just compare the serving to the size of your hand. – Was the protein or the carbohydrate the size of your thumb? A couple of fingers? The size of your palm? Or was it closer to the size of your fist? – Your hand is the perfect tool to determine your portion sizes.
Carb: One cupped hand Fat: The size of your thumb Protein: The size of your palm Veggies: The size of your fist
– Women should start with 1 serving of each nutrient per meal - Men can consume up to 2 servings per meal - If you do not notice any difference, then begin to decrease the quantity of the fat and the carbohydrate serving sizes by a small margin.