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  1. Arti says:

    A serving, or serving size, is the amount of food listed on a product’s Nutrition Facts, or food label (see Figure 1 below). Before you buy your next “value meal combo,” be sure you are making the best choice for your wallet and your health. A portion is how much food you choose to eat at one time, whether in a restaurant, from a package, or at home. Have you noticed that it costs only a number of cents more to get the large fries or soft drinks instead of the regular or small size? Although getting the super-sized meal for a little extra money may seem like a good deal, you end up with more calories than you need for your body to stay healthy. Before you buy your next “value meal combo,” be sure you are making the best choice for your wallet and your

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