Forget the calorie counting and try this easy method instead. Your hand is proportional to your body, always with you, and it never changes making it the perfect tool to measure your daily nutrition intake.
It is very important for our health to understand the amount of food we should consume on a daily basis. Overeating can cause weight gain, digestive discomfort, and can lead to several health complications.
We all know, that calorie counting may not be the most practical and easiest way to control your meal portions, and let's say it straight: no one has time for that.
Thankfully, there is a much better and easy way to measure a portion size on your plate, try the Hand Measure system instead:
1 palm = a serving of protein (meat, fish, eggs, dairy, soya)
1 fist = a serving of vegetables (carrots, broccoli, greens, Brussels sprouts, kale )
1 handful = a serving of carbohydrates (sweet potato, grains, beans, starches, rice, potatoes)
1 thumb = a serving of healthy fats (nuts, butter, oils, seeds, avocado)
1 palm is one serving of protein:
1 fist is one serving of vegetables:
1 handful is one serving of good carbs:
1 thumb is one serving of healthy fats: