Handy Guide to Serving Sizes

This Handy Guide to Serving Sizes website also includes:

Always know the right amount to eat with help from an engaging and informative website. Browse food categories— vegetables and fruits, grains, dairy, meat, fats, sweet and salty treats, and beverages—to discover how to measure a proper serving size using your hand.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send the link home for pupils and their families to reference the website outside of school 
  • Display or pass out a copy of the food pyramid for learners to read in conjunction with the website 
  • Have lunch in class, ask class members to measure their serving sizes using the website's guide
Classroom Considerations

  • Serving sizes are based on Canada's serving recommendations 
Pros

  • Encourages healthy eating habits 
  • Website it user-friendly and easy to navigate through
  • Each category offers a description and is separated into several specific food types 
Cons

  • None