Portion Sizes

Here are some equivalents from the American Institute for Cancer Research to help you figure out portion sizes:

  • A ½-cup serving of chopped vegetables or chopped fruit is the size of half a baseball, or enough to make a rounded handful in an adult hand

  • A one-cup serving of leafy vegetables is the size of a baseball, or an adult fist

  • A ¼-cup serving of chopped fresh fruit is the size of a golf ball, or a small handful