Frequently Asked Questions - Serving Sizes

It's not crucial to be precise with these measurements and, depending on your caloric needs, you may need to alter them. However, to give you a rough idea of how to gauge your food quantities, here some examples of serving sizes.

Grain Products

  • 1/2 cup is a serving of flour
  • 3/4 to 1 cup hot cereal, such as oatmeal
  • 3/4 to 1 cup of cooked pasta, quinoa, potato or rice
  • 4 cups plain popped popcorn

Vegetables and Fruit

  • 1 medium-sized piece of fruit
  • 1/3 cup fresh berries
  • 15 grapes = 1 serving
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup cooked vegetables, such as green beans, peas, carrots, broccoli
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup fruit or vegetable juice
  • 1 1/2 cups plus leafy green salad
  • 1/8 cup dried fruit, such as raisins, dates, apricots or figs

Meat and Alternatives

  • 100 grams* (2-3 oz) cooked lean meat, poultry or fish
  • 1/8 cup nuts or seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons nut/seed butter

Candida Friendly Sweet Condiments

  • 2 tablespoons of carob powder
  • 2 tablespoons yacon syrup