Nutrition 2015-10-09 A Handy Guide to Serving Size [Infographic] Main Article Content Breadcrumb navigation All/Nutrition/Handy Guide To Serving Size When it comes to eating well, how much you eat can be just as important as what you eat. The wrong serving size can let added calories slip into your diet, making it harder to manage your weight. Most people are likely to eat what’s on their plate, but plate size and portion size has increased over the past 20 years, causing many to eat more than they realize. When it’s time to choose your serving size, turn to this handy tool for portion control. Interested in hearing more from Northwestern Medicine? Sign up for the Healthy Tips E‑Newsletter for everything from health and wellness ideas to patient breakthroughs to academic and medical advancements. 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