Measure your intake for accuracy.

EatingWell Editors

Measure your intake for accuracy.

* 1 teaspoon oil = Tip of your thumb

* 1 tablespoon salad dressing = Your whole thumb

* 2 tablespoons peanut butter = Ping-Pong ball

* 1-2 ounces nuts = Your cupped hand

* 11/2 ounces cheese = 9-volt battery

* 1/2 cup cottage cheese = Tennis ball

* 1 cup cereal = Baseball

* 1 small baked potato = Computer mouse

* 3-ounce serving of meat, fish or poultry = Cassette tape

* 1 standard pancake or waffle = 4-inch DVD

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