Definition of 'serving'
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Two servings of starchy foods a week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This will be enough for four servings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet almost half were eating just two servings of fruit or vegetables a day or less. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Adults need a minimum of four servings daily from this group. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)This pudding contributes two servings of fruit to your five a day. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One serving gives one portion of your five servings of fruit and veg for the day. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It also counts towards your five servings of fruit and vegetables for the day. The Sun (2010)This is because women of childbearing age are advised to have no more than one or two servings a week. The Sun (2011)There, her biggest challenge was to eat smaller servings. The Sun (2008)These provide around 100 calories and small servings do not contain lots of sugar or fat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It seems if you want to indulge, it has to be on very small servings. The Sun (2013)You can therefore have up to four 140g servings of canned tuna a week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I keep the servings small and heap up the vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When it comes to your husband, he can have up to four servings of oily fish a week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Makes three to four servings. The Sun (2013)You need 25g of soya protein a day, which means having at least three soya food servings a day. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'serving'
British English: serving NOUN
A serving is an amount of food that is given to one person at a meal.
Quantities will vary according to how many servings of soup you want to prepare.
Definition of serving from the Collins English Dictionary
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