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Food Science and Human Nutrition Research Guide

Resources for research in food science and human nutrition.


Recipes sources

A variety of sources of recipes are available online and the sites listed below are just the tip of the iceberg so to say. If you have others you'd like to see included here, please email me. RECIPE SEARCH

Portion Sizes

PORTION SIZES - Ladies Home Journal Online [02/01/11]

1 tsp. of salad dressing equals the size of a half dollar

A small (2 oz.) bagel equals the diameter of a round beverage coaster

A tortilla equals a salad plate

1/2 tsp. of oil equals 1 thimble full

1 half-oz. roll equals a bar of soap

A medium baked potato equals a computer mouse

1/2 cup veggies equals the bulb part of a standard light bulb

1 cup of pasta equals 1 baseball

3 oz. of meat equals a pack of tissues or deck of cards

1/2 cup of rice equals a custard cup

1 oz. of nuts equals 2 shot glasses

1/4 cup of sour cream equals 1 golf ball

1 oz. chunk of cheese equals 2 dominoes or your thumb

1/2 cup of rice or pasta equals the amount that fits into a cupcake wrapper

A pancake or waffle equals the diameter of a CD

3/4 cup of frozen yogurt equals 1 tennis ball

3 oz. of fish equals an eyeglass case

1 1/2 oz. of raisins equals 1 soup ladle

1 cup of dry cereal equals 1 wine glass

1/4 cup of sour cream equals 1 golf ball

1 oz. of chocolate equals 1 package of dental floss

1 tsp. of peanut butter equals a lipstick