A question I see from new folks a lot is "what is a serving" - For example - 3 oz of meat is about the size of a deck of cards. A leftover joker taped to your refrigerator door marked "meat!" can be a helpful reminder. Cake - a medium post-it! Butter? A small one.
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I cook using only recipies that show the total calories per serving and carbs. I will only experiment with recipies that have less than 300 calories and under 9 carbs per serving. This helps my family as well as myself to maintain control of my diet.
You only need a computer or cook book.
Easy measureing. Since servings are not always easy, for things like cereal, I keep the proper serving size measuring cup in the container. I get the exact serving size without having to pour into a measuring cup.
You get the exact serving size rather than having more and gaining weight from improper serving sizes.
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