This Portion Perfection Book will help to regain portion control by being aware of quantity and being selective in the products we buy and shows our most commonly prepared and bought meals and foods, and through careful analysis, determines exactly what is the right amount for us to maintain a healthy weight.
Author – Amanda Clark (Adv APD) Dietitian.
Portion Perfection is an innovative pictorial guide book showing you how much food is right to eat for any meal or snack; written by dietitian Amanda Clark.
The book contains guides for men, women and children with clear portion sizes for 1300 Cals, 1600 Cals, 1800 Cals and 2200 Cal intakes which are also easy to modify up or down.
The book is divided into the different meal sections and if your food isn’t pictured there will be something similar enough to compare it to.
To get started:
1. Identify which calorie intake is right for you.
2. Choose the appropriate mealtime eg. Breakfast
3. Select a menu option eg. Cereal
4. Note the appropriate portion serve for your recommended calorie intake checking the pictures and prepare your meal accordingly.
(This is not a recipe book, it shows portion sizes for everyday foods)
There is a purple version of the book for those who are overweight and also an orange version of Portion Perfection for those who have had bariatric surgery.
Chapter 1: Portion Problems in Australia
Chapter 2: Introduction to the Tools and the Portion Perfection Concept
Chapter 3: Nutritional considerations
Chapter 4: Portion Perfection in Practice
Chapter 5: Food Guide Basics
Chapter 6: Breakfasts
Chapter 7: Snacks
Chapter 8: Lunches
Chapter 9: Dinners
Chapter 10: Appendices
Over 130 pages of well researched information which includes practical examples of portions, food brands and graphics.
See a sample of the book HERE