What Is A Serving?

adult woman holding plate of foodOne serving of fruits and vegetables should fit within
the palm of your hand
— it’s a lot smaller than most people think.
The palm of your hand is an easy way to think about serving sizes and to see
how doable it is to eat 5 to 9 A Day, everyday.If you measure it out, one serving is:
A small glass of 100% fruit or vegetable juice (3/4 cup or 6
A medium-size piece of fruit
(an orange, small banana, medium-size
One cup of raw salad greens
1/2 cup of cooked vegetables
1/2 cup of cut-up fruit or vegetables
1/4 cup of dried fruit
1/2 cup of cooked beans or peas