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Do You Actually Understand How Ridiculous Serving Sizes Can Be?

Hint: "Till it's gone" is technically not considered an official serving size.

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  1. How many Pop-Tarts make up one serving of Pop-Tarts?

    amzn.to
    1
    2
    3
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A single serving of Pop-Tarts is one pastry. EVEN THOUGH THEY COME IN PACKS OF TWO.

  2. Sixty-five Cheetos pieces are about _____ servings.

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    1
    3
    5
    7
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Cheetos is 21 pieces, so three servings is 63 pieces. Has anyone ever had just 21 Cheetos? Literally no.

  3. How many servings are in a Pepperidge Farm soft white hamburger bun?

    pepperidgefarm.com
    1
    2
    3
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A serving of Pepperidge Farms' whole grain breads is one bun.

  4. How many Oreo cookies equals one serving?

    snackworks.com
    1 cookie
    3 cookies
    5 cookies
    7 cookies
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Oreos is three cookies. Suggested revision: One serving is however many you can fit in both fists.

  5. One serving of Ben & Jerry's ice cream is _______.

    benjerry.com
    One scoop
    1/2 cup
    1 cup
    1/2 pint
    1 pint
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Ben & Jerry's ice cream is a half cup. That means there are four servings in that pint but we should probably start a petition to change that.

  6. One serving of Frosted Flakes is ________.

    kelloggs.com
    Less than a cup
    About a cup
    More than a cup
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Even though Frosted Flakes were basically invented to be eaten half a box at a time, one serving of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes is 3/4 cup.

  7. How many servings are in a 16 oz. bottle of tea latte by Teas' Tea?

    teastea.com
    1 serving
    2 servings
    3 servings
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A 16-oz. Teas' Tea tea latte contains two servings. Yup: Single bottle contains two servings.

  8. ___ cup is one serving of this granola.

    bearnaked.com
    1/4
    1/3
    1/2
    3/4
    1
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hope you're not too hungry in the morning, because one serving of Bear Naked Maple Pecan granola is a 1/4 cup.

  9. How many servings are in a 32-oz. bottle of Powerade?

    us.powerade.com
    1
    1.5
    2
    2.5
    3
    3.5
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One 32-ounce bottle of Powerade contains 2.5 servings (which means that each serving is 12 ounces).

  10. What's one serving of Hellmann's mayonnaise?

    hellmanns.com
    1 teaspoon
    2 teaspoons
    1 tablespoon
    2 tablespoons
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise is one tablespoon. Perfect for that half sandwich!

  11. One tablespoon of Skippy peanut butter is ____ serving(s).

    peanutbutter.com
    1/4 serving
    1/2 serving
    1 serving
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Skippy peanut butter is two tablespoons, so one tablespoon is half a serving.

  12. How many servings are in this 23-oz. can of Arizona Iced Tea?

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    About 1 serving
    About 2 servings
    About 3 servings
    About 4 servings
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Turns out that one serving of Arizona Iced Tea is 8 ounces, which means that this 23-ounce can has almost three servings.

  13. How many chips are in one serving of Doritos?

    fritolay.com
    11 chips
    22 chips
    33 chips
    44 chips
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A single serving of Doritos is 11 chips. Let that sink in.

  14. What is one serving of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing?

    hiddenvalley.com
    1 tablespoon
    2 tablespoons
    3 tablespoons
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A serving of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing is two tablespoons. Imagine using only two tablespoons of ranch at a time.

  15. If you ate half of this DiGiorno pizza, how many servings have you had?

    digiorno.com
    1/2
    1
    1.5 servings
    2
    2.5 servings
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A single serving of DiGiorno's is 1/4 pizza, so if you had half of the ’za, you'd have eaten two servings. TWO.

  16. How many servings are in one package of Top Ramen?

    nissinfoods.com
    1
    2
    3
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Top Ramen is a 1/2 block of dry noodles, so one package contains two servings, which is offensive.

  17. How much of this king size Almond Joy equals one serving?

    hersheys.com
    The whole thing
    Half the package
    1/4 of the package
    1/8 of the package
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Half of this package (two of the four pieces the bar is divided into) is a single serving.

  18. How many servings are in this can of soup?

    campbells.com
    1
    1.5
    2
    2.5
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A serving of this soup is 1/2 cup. This can has 2.5 servings of soup, and nothing makes sense anymore.

  19. How many of these mozzarella sticks is one serving?

    walmart.com
    1/2 stick
    1 stick
    2 sticks
    2.5 sticks
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A single serving of TGI Friday's Mozzarella Sticks With Marinara Sauce is one stick. The world is upside down.

  20. How many servings are in this box of Mac ’n’ Cheese?

    kraftmacandcheese.com
    1
    2
    3
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    One serving of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is 1/3 of the box. Yeah, no, whenever I make mac ’n’ cheese I totally eat ONE-THIRD of it and put the rest in Tupperware.

Do You Actually Understand How Ridiculous Serving Sizes Can Be?

Small pint

OK, so you don't know a lot about standard serving sizes. Maybe this quiz helped you learn a few things...?

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Medium fry

Well, you know a thing or two about serving sizes! Well done.

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Supersize knowledge

Whoa, you really know your serving sizes! Whether you read a lot of labels or are just a really good guesser, an extra large helping of congrats are in order!

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