Are you struggling with portion size?


Are you sat at home or at the office right now wondering if a thumb size dollop of peanut butter is way too much or if a whole tub isn’t enough? Maybe, you think a chicken wing is way too much or a whole chicken isn’t enough. I think you get the idea…


Maybe you haven’t thought about the size of the portion, that could be the key to why your weight loss isn’t going quite the way you had hoped! Perhaps you don’t have time to weigh your food out or you don’t have scales at home?


I know how frustrating it can be when you think you’re doing everything right but you still aren’t reaching your goal and I want to help change that today!


The answer to your problem is simple. Your hand is the answer to all your problems. All you need to do is use different parts of your hand you can roughly workout how much food should be on your plate. I’ve given you examples below of what sizes are right for which part of your diet! 


Thumb – The recommended portion size for fat is the size of your thumb! This includes fat, nuts, seeds or nut butter! Palm – The size of your palm is the recommended portion size for protein! This can be for meat, fish, eggs, diary or beans!




Fist — This is the recommended portion size for vegetables!

Cup – The recommended size for a portion of carbs. This could be rice, pasta, potatoes or fruit!



So if you’ve been hitting a constant wall with your weight loss journey so far make sure you give this quick tip a go over the next few weeks and I hope you’ll see the benefit!


Are you looking for help on your weight loss journey? Click here to get your very own copy of our FREE women’s weightloss guide today! 

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Chris Wright

Chris Wright is the owner of Pursuit Fitness Training. He loves helping people achieve goals and inspiring them to be better. Chris has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, and completed several other challenges. Chris is definitely a dog person, but doesn't actually have one.

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