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ETHELMERZ SparkPoints: (188,015)
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1/29/13 9:42 P

Back in the "Deal A Meal" days, cooked veggies were 1/2 cup and raw were 1 cup, that is how I've counted it since then..............but usually, veggies fill you up so much, eating more won't do a thing to you anyway.

PATTISWIMMER Posts: 4,763
1/29/13 9:32 P

some are half a cup others are a full cup.... broccoli... half... romaine lettuce half... onions full cup... just going by food counter

CARLY241 Posts: 189
1/29/13 7:43 P

thanks everyone for the helpful info!!

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (59,642)
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1/29/13 2:13 P

-POOKIE- SparkPoints: (236,341)
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1/29/13 2:02 P

I count 100g of vegetables as a serving.

The government advice here is that 80g counts as one, but 100g is easier to add up and is more generous.

RUSSELL_40 Posts: 16,826
1/29/13 1:44 P

SONICB Posts: 4,341
1/29/13 1:29 P

I always thought it was one cup of raw, leafy vegetables like kale & spinach (which cooks down to around 1/2 cup), and 1/2 cup otherwise (raw or cooked chopped veggies).

MUSCATDBQ SparkPoints: (3,450)
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1/29/13 1:21 P

Cooked or raw? I know there is a difference there since many vegetables lose volume when cooked. Also, greens have a bigger serving size than others.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
1/29/13 1:18 P

I think it is usually a cup.

CARLY241 Posts: 189
1/29/13 1:01 P

Hi, What counts as a serving of a vegetable?

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