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How should people with heart disease control serving sizes?

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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.
Reviewed by James Beckerman on January 12, 2017
Reviewed by James Beckerman on January 12, 2017

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