Quiz: Correct Portion Sizes for Heart-Healthy Foods

Eat the Right Amount of Nutritious Foods to Avoid Weight Gain

1. A single serving of cooked leafy greens is about the size of...

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2. Portion control experts list this as a single serving of legumes.

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3. What is a recommended single portion size of dark chocolate?

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4. A single portion of salmon looks like which common household item?

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5. How many nuts should you eat to consume the recommended portion?

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6. Avocados provide healthy MUFAs. What's the recommended single portion?

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7. What is the recommended single portion size for olive oil?

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8. How much red wine do you pour in your glass for a single portion?

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9. How much whole-grain bread constitutes a single portion?

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10. About how many blueberries make up a single portion?

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11. Serving size on a nutrition facts label is the same as portion size.

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Quiz: Correct Portion Sizes for Heart-Healthy Foods

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When it's time to eat, you've got professional-level portion control skills. Not only do you know what foods to eat to boost your heart health, but you know exactly how much food to consume to keep your weight in line. You know how to cut big seafood fillets in half and you even pay attention to your wine glass to make sure that you don't overdo it during happy hour. Congratulations on all of your hard work!

But before you sit back and rest on your laurels, why not up your heart-health game? Learn more about the three different types of exercise that keep your muscles (including your heart) working in tip-top shape. Or learn new healthy ways to relieve stress and boost longevity.

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Quiz: Correct Portion Sizes for Heart-Healthy Foods

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You're a champion for good heart health when it comes to portion size. You usually know exactly how much to eat and you set a good example for friends and family who dine with you. Eating just the right amount comes naturally to you, so maintaining a healthy weight is likely to fall in line as well.

There are still a few foods, however, that might sneak onto your plate in excess. Take a few minutes to review correct portion sizes not only for common foods like meat, seafood, fruits, vegetables, and grains, but also for snack foods, beverages, and treats. Then continue to boost your heart health with daily physical activity and sleep habits.

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Quiz: Correct Portion Sizes for Heart-Healthy Foods

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Nice work! You're well on your way to becoming a skilled portion control pro. You've learned some of the basics of heart-healthy eating, but could benefit from a little bit of extra training so that you don't overeat certain foods. Mastering these skills will help you eat the right amount at meal time so your body stays strong and your weight stays on track. Are you ready to refine your skills?

Review basic portion sizes for primary foods like meat, seafood, fruits, and vegetables so that you build portion-controlled heart-healthy meals. But then make sure to also master the correct portions for snack foods and sweets, like nuts and chocolate, so those daytime nibbles don't derail your diet plan.

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Quiz: Correct Portion Sizes for Heart-Healthy Foods

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There's no need to worry if you're a nutrition newbie because you've got plenty of room for improvement. Perhaps you already have some heart-healthy foods in your kitchen. Or maybe you've been inspired to include a few more in your daily menu. Take this list of foods with you to the grocery store and fill up on the foods that keep your heart strong.

But remember that portion size is key. Eating nutritious foods is beneficial for your body, but eating too much of any food can cause weight gain. Once you master this essential skill, maintaining a healthy weight and a strong heart becomes easier.

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