We are so accustomed to eating big portions that we don't know what a real serving looks like. Serving sizes are actually much smaller than as served in most restaurants.
Here is the Canada Food Guide for how much of each type of food to eat:
But, how big is a serving? It turns out that servings are actually quite small.
A serving of cheese for example is only 1.5 ounces. That's about 4 or 5 small little cubes:
|I could eat way more cheese than this!|
|Included a penny for size reference|
And a bagel is like having 5 servings of bread !!!
Veggies though you should eat lots of. So go crazy. I'm not sure, but I think veggies are better than fruit because fruit can be sweet.