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Habitat Mai 4x dinner plates (2cm) + 4x side plates (2cm). Dark grey middle light surround

Dewsbury, West Yorkshire dinner plates and side plates. Mai design by Habitat. 2cm diameter dinner plates (large) and 2cm diameter side plates. Some crazing to the glaze but no cracks. Lovely set.

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Portion Sizes for children aged 1-years

Our portion size ranges can be used as a guide for giving your young child a well-balanced diet with a combination of foods and drinks from the five food groups. They recommend how much to offer your 1-year old and have been designed to ensure that his or her energy and nutrient needs are met.

Tips to reduce your portion sizes

Did you know eating an extra 1calories a day can lead to weight gain of kg (10lb) a year? Watching your portion sizes is a great way to prevent this. Whether you are eating in, eating out or food shopping, we have tips and advice to help you get your portion sizes right.

What is the right portion?

Preparing and serving a nutritious meal for you and your family is a great start towards a healthy weight and a healthy future! This involves getting the portions sizes right for main meals, snacks and extras, to make sure you are fuelling up and feeling fabulous.