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Reducing Food Costs with Portion Control

Reducing Food Costs with Portion Control

Reducing Food Costs with Portion ControlMeat costs are a concern for everyone when trying to cut the grocery bill and portion sizes are really important when trying to stick to a budget. We have some great, simple information on reducing  food costs with portion control.

It is estimated that most of us eat 2-3 times more meat than recommended; follow the recommendations and you can save heaps.

Recommended portions of meat, fish, poultry & alternatives-

– 65-100gm cooked meat/chicken (eg ½ cup mince, 2 small chops, or 2 slices roast meat)

– 80-120g cooked fish fillet,

– 2 small eggs, â…“ cup cooked dried beans, lentils, chickpeas, split peas or canned beans, or 1/3 cup peanuts/almonds

I have cut our meat portions and filled our plates with more vegetables and feel so much better for it.

Information found at Australian Government measure up site. This site is packed with heaps of great information on nutrition so check it out and feel good knowing you are feeding your family with great nutritious foods.

 

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