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    Smile Portion!

    In the following ,

    'Women past childbearing age can eat up to four portions of oily fish - such as salmon, tuna, and sardines- a week. Women of childbearing age should keep to a maximum of two portions a week.'

    I don't know the exact meaning of 'portion' in the context.
    Please help me.

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    Re: Portion!

    It's a measure used for quantities of food as recommended by doctors, nutritionists, etc:

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