Diet Challenge Tip 10: Dine on Dainty Plates

Published on January 09 2012 - 4:44 PM
Diet Challenge Tip 10: Dine on Dainty Plates
Tip 10: Dine on Dainty Plates.

As serving sizes have increased, so have plate sizes—and seeing appropriately sized portions swimming on a giant plate can make you feel like you're not getting much food. Put your main meal on a 7-inch plate, which is about the size of a salad plate or child-size plate. Choose a 1-cup dessert or cereal bowl instead of a soup bowl and a 6-ounce wineglass rather than a goblet. Find out more quick tips for weight loss.

For more diet challenge tips, meal plans and get-started guide, visit the Diet Challenge landing page.

Kerri-Ann Jennings is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University.