Portion:

The amount or size of food or beverage a person eats or drinks at one time.

Recommendation for healthy portion sizes.

Vegetable portions should be about the size of two handfuls.

Grain portions should be the size of a closed fist.

Meat portions are the size and thickness of your palm.

Fruit portions are the size of a closed fist.

Oil, butter, dressings, etc., should be about the size of your thumb.

*** Note - The size of the portion is based on the person doing the eating! Kids have smaller hands, so smaller portions