How should people with heart disease control serving sizes?
People with heart disease should keep serving sizes in check. It can help to use smaller plates and glasses, and to check food labels to see how much is in a serving. It's easy to eat more than you think. Some guidelines:
- 1 ounce of cheese is the size of a pair of dice.
- A serving of meat or tofu is the size of a deck of cards.
- 2 servings of rice or pasta are the size of a tennis ball.
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