Portion Sizes in Dietary Assessment: Issues and Policy Implications

L. R. Young, M. Nestle

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


Accurate estimates of energy and nutrient intake of individuals and populations are contingent on the reliability of information obtained about food intake, food composition, and portion size. This article reviews issues related to the definition, determination, and use of portion sizes in dietary assessment and public education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-158
Number of pages10
JournalNutrition Reviews
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


Dive into the research topics of 'Portion Sizes in Dietary Assessment: Issues and Policy Implications'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this