Our Favorite Portion-Control Shortcuts

Make your healthy life a whole lot easier with these everyday products that take the guessing out of portion control.
Our Favorite Portion-Control Shortcuts

Don't you have enough decisions to make every day without wondering if you've just poured a half-cup or whole cup of milk in your cereal? Or whether that glass of wine is one serving or two? Don’t eyeball it or leave it to chance. These products are here to help.

Precise Portions
Precise Portions
Ideal for parties and barbeques, these 100% compostable plates not only help you make smarter food choices—they’re also an eco-friendly alternative to plastic. Half the plate is designed for veggies, one quarter for grains, and one quarter for lean protein. Portion control bowls and cups are also available.
$9.95 to $12.95 at PrecisePortions.com*
Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers Measuring Bowls
Both bowls in the set have subtle measurements inside, ranging from 1/3 cup to 2 ½ cups, so they’re perfect for anything from cereal to pasta to trail mix. And the lids make on-the-go meals a breeze.
$11.95 per set available in participating meeting room locations nationwide
Wine Trax
Wine Trax
When you're socializing with friends, it can be hard to keep track of how many sips of wine you’ve had. But with these elegant glasses you’ll know exactly how much to track: four, six or eight ounces.
$24.99 at ElegantPortions.com
 Meal Measure
Meal Measure
The dishwasher-safe Meal Measure template adheres to the USDA MyPlate serving sizes with cavities for fruits, vegetables, starch and lean protein (about the size of a deck of cards). It fits most dinner plates and has indications for both ½ cup and 1 cup servings. Just portion each food into the correct section, and you'll always eat just the right amount.
$12.98 at MealMeasure.com
EZ Weight Plate
EZ Weight Plate
With four bowl-shaped compartments on one microwave-safe plate, you can easily take last night’s meat and side dishes with you for tomorrow’s lunch—keeping them separate and portion controlled. There are smaller sections on the perimeter of the plate for dressings and condiments.
$16.95 at EZWeightPlate.com
Snack Trax
Snack Trax
No one will know you’re tracking your snacks or cereal with these discreet frosted bowls that feature decorative marks indicating 1/3, 2/3 and 1 cup.
$27.50 at ElegantPortions.com
Precise Portions
Lifestyle Starter Set
The vine design on this porcelain dinnerware isn't just decorative; the pattern indicates portion sizes for vegetables, starches and lean protein; the glasses show 4oz and 8oz pours; the bowl shows ½ cup to 2 cup servings. Bonus: they’re all microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
$59.95 per set at PrecisePortions.com
Easy Measure
Weight Watchers Gourmet Measure Serving Spoon Set
This three-piece stainless steel set can be used right at the dinner table. Included is a 1-cup spoon, a 1/2-cup spoon and a 1/4-cup ladle for sauces or gravy. Bring them to your in-laws' for the next family holiday!
$19.95 in participating meeting room locations nationwide

*Prices and availability may vary.
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