The difference between 3 ounces and 5 ounces is 10 pounds.
If you measured your meat at dinner and stuck to 3 ounces of chicken breast instead of possibly taking 5 ounces, you would save enough calories to equal 10 pounds. That’s either 10 pounds you didn’t gain or 10 pounds you lost — just by weighing your meat at dinner.
The difference between 8 ounces and 12 ounces is 10 pounds.
Do you know if your favorite drinking glass holds 8 ounces, 12 ounces or even 16? If you unknowingly drink 12 ounces each day but only count 8, you are imbibing enough calories to gain 10 pounds a year. So measure your glass and know what 8 ounces look like.
The difference between 8 inches and 10 inches is 23 pounds.
If you switched from your 10 inch dinner plates and ate off 8 inch salad plates, you would decrease your calorie intake by 50%. Even on the low end of estimating this could save you from 23 pounds in a year.