By Everyday Health
Whether you have diabetes or simply want to reduce your risk, monitoring food portion sizes will make it easier to keep your blood glucose levels and your weight in check.
By Kristen Stewart
Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH
Stay Away From Supersizing
Supersizing is a supersized danger when it comes to portion control. Avoid it at all costs. The average soda today is 20 ounces and 250 calories — compare that to 20 years ago when it was 6.5 ounces and 82 calories. Don’t get carried away with bigger portion sizes just because it’s a good deal for your wallet. Your waist and health will pay for it, especially if you have diabetes.
How to Measure Food Portions for Diabetes Control. Watch this video and disocover how to quickly calculate healthy portion sizes whether you're eating out or dining at home.
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