An easy way to remember portion sizes is as follows:
- For pasta and rice, have an amount the size of your fist.
- For protein, have a palm-sized portion (not including your fingers!).
- For high-fat foods such as cheese, stick to a thumb-sized amount.
- As for vegetables? You can have as many as you like. Except for potatoes – stick to one regular-sized spud. If you’re having mashed, follow the guide for pasta.
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