Measuring Perfect Portions

Knowing proper servings is an important part of healthy eating. Just think about restaurant portions versus airplane portions. Some restaurants serve four to five times (if not more) of the amount you should be eating; airplane meals are more like it.

Foodnetwork.com has a clever slideshow that uses everyday items -- baseballs, golf balls, deck of cards and a computer mouse -- to help you keep things straight.

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