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[Feb. 15th, 2008|07:13 pm]
Learn 3 new things every day

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[cajunsweets]
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 HEALTH
All about Portions
 - One Serving of Meat (of any kind) or Fish is about the size of a deck of cards OR the size of a woman's palm OR 3 ounces
 - One Serving of Fruits, Veggies, Rice, Pasta is 1/2 cup or the size of a small closed fist
 - One Serving of Cheese is about the size of your thumb or 1 ounce
 - One Serving of Milk, Yogurt, or Fresh Greens is about one cup OR the size of a small hand holding a tennis ball

 The following lists what One Serving would be out of the food groups
Bread/Cereal/Rice/Pasta (should eat 6-11 servings a day)
1 slice of bread
1/2 bagel
1 oz dry cereal
1/2 cup cooked cereal, rice, pasta, 

Vegetables (3-5 servings a day)
1 cup raw leafy greens
1/2 cup chopped veggies
3/4 cup veggie juice

Fruits (2-4 Servings a Day)
1 medium apple, banana, or orange
1/2 cup berries
3/4 cup fruit juice

Milk, Yogurt, Cheese (2-4 a day)
1 cup milk or yogurt
1 oz natural cheese
2 oz processed cheese

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, Nuts (2-3 servings a day)
3 oz Lean meat, poultry, or fish
1 egg
1/2 cup cooked beans
2 tablespoons nuts, seeds, or peanut butter


HOME REMEDIES
Deodorize Hands that smell from onions or seafood:
 -Rub hands with coffee grinds (used or unused). Add water if its unused. Rub hands for about 1 minute before rinsing off
 - Lemon or Realemon helps get rid of smells.

RECORDS
Most tennis balls ever held in one hand was 18 balls for 10 seconds by Francisco Peinado Toledo of Spain.

The most tennis balls held in the mouth of a dog was 5 by a golden retreiver named Augie.
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Comments:
[User Picture]From: eatabananaortwo
2008-02-16 04:48 am (UTC)
i thought you were gonna do the vitamin vs real fruits and veggies...?

im so glad you posted it about onion smells. i've tried lemons but sometimes that dosnt always work. i'll try coffee grinds next time.
Thanks!
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[User Picture]From: cajunsweets
2008-02-16 05:59 pm (UTC)
yea sorry its been a crazy week. ill promise ill get to it next friday. i should have less things going on during this week so ill be able to look it up.
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