Portion size terminology fact sheet

This document describes the amount of food and beverages that Australians consume.


Consistent terminology for describing the size of food and beverages

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The terms used in this document describe the amount of food and beverages that Australians consume.  It provides a list with the agreed terms to describe the amount of foods and beverages Australians eat. The following terms are defined:

  • portion
  • serving
  • serve

See the Trove page on the Portion size working group

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