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Half a cup of cooked carrots is one serving
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Half a cup of cooked carrots is about the same as half a baseball and equals one vegetable serving, or about 25 calories. You can eat even more raw leafy vegetables. Two cups of spinach — think of two baseballs — are about 25 calories.

Other vegetable servings
Vegetable 1 serving (25 calories)
Asparagus, cooked 1/2 cup (6 spears)
Cauliflower 1 cup florets (about 8)
Green beans, canned or frozen 2/3 cup
Tomato sauce, canned 1/3 cup
Zucchini, cooked or fresh 3/4 cup
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