Food Portion Size Guide

Knowing what a food portion size is for different age groups is essential. There are many resources available online, including Caroline Walker Trust leaflets.  

Portion size using Hand

One way to measure portion size is to use the "hand method." This involves using different parts of an individual's hand to measure the recommended portion sizes for different foods. Check out British Heart Foundation hand infographics!

Portion sizes using food pictures

Healthy eating tips for different age groups

Food portion sizes for different age groups can vary depending on several factors, including gender, activity level, and overall health. In general, however, the following can be used: