Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 13th, 2004
AACE recommends packing a lunch box using the size of a hand as an easy way to measure serving sizes:
3 oz. lean meat (size of your palm) with two pieces of whole-grain bread and 1 teaspoon of mustard (size of your thumb tip); 1 cup of low fat yogurt (size of your fist); 1 - 2 oz. trail mix (1 handful); 1 piece of medium-sized fruit sliced into pieces; 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and carrot sticks; 3/4 cup of orange...
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