Do you know the proper portion? Consider that one portion size is ½ of a 3 oz. potato, ½ of a 3 oz. bagel, and ½ cup of cooked pasta! The portion size you typically get dining out is 3-4 times this amount. Learn to eyeball what these portion sizes look like on a plate. Skip the high fat toppings and spice it up with fresh herbs and seasonings!