I found a list of how to compare proper food portions with everyday objects that we are familiar with.

I hope you find this helpful:

Food portion: 1 oz sausage link (54 cal, 5 g fat)

Same size as: shotgun shell

Food portion: 1 tsp butter (34 cal, 4 g fat)

Same size as: tip of thumb

Food portion: 1/2 c mashed potatoes (112 cal, 5 g fat)

Same size as: 1/2 apple

Food portion: 1 oz cubed Swiss cheese (107 cal, 8 g fat)

Same size as: 4 dice

Food portion: 1/2 c cooked spaghetti (99 cal, 1 g fat)

Same size as: fist

Food portion: 3 oz beef (219 cal, 13 g fat)

Same size as: deck of cards

Food portion: 1/2 c ice cream (143 cal, 7 g fat)

Same size as: tennis ball

Food portion: 4 oz dry spaghetti (422 cal, 2 g fat)

Same size as: the diameter of a quarter (when held tightly together and viewed from the end)

Food portion: 1 c chicken-noodle soup (175 cal, 6 g fat)

Same size as: baseball

Food portion: 1 Tbsp blue-cheese dressing (77 cal, 8 g fat)

Same size as: 1/2 golf ball

Food portion: 8 oz lasagna (270 cal, 8 g fat)

Same size as: 2 hockey pucks

Food portion: 1 oz mozzarella (80 cal, 6 g fat)

Same size as: Ping-Pong ball

This information came from the Men’s Health website.