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Food Pyramid


This Set Of Cards Contains The Food Groups, Foods And Recommended Portions That Are Included In The USDA Center For Nutrition Policy And Promotion
  
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Name the six food groups
 
Fats, oils, sweetsMilk yogurt and cheese group; Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs and Nuts GroupVegetables and Fruit GroupBread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group
How many servings per day are recommended for the fats, oils and sweets group?
 
Use oils, fats and sweets sparingly (small amounts) in your diet.
How many servings per day are recommended for the milk, yogurt and cheese group?
 
Three to five servings per day are recommended for the Milk, Yogurt and Cheese Group.
How many servings per day are recommended for the Meat, Fish, Poultry, Dried Beans, Eggs and Nuts Group?
 
Two to three servings per day are recommended for the Meat, Fish, Poultry, Dried Beans and Nuts Group.
How many servings per day are recommended for the Vegetable Group?
 
Three to five servings per day are recommended for the Vegetable Group.
How many servings per day are recommended for the Fruit Group?
 
Two to four servings per day are recommended for the Fruit Group.
How many servings per day are recommended for the Breads, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group?
 
Six to eleven servings per day are recommended for the Breads, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group.
What is a serving size for Milk, Yogurt and Cheese?
 
One serving size for milk or yogurt is one cup.One serving size of natural cheese is 1 1/2 ounce or 2 ounces of processed cheese.
What is a serving size for meat, poultry or fish?
 
One serving size for lean meat, poultry or fish is 2 to 3 ounces.
What is a serving size for vegetables?
 
One serving size for vegetables is one cup of raw leafy vegetables, 1/2 cup of other vegetables cooked or chopped raw.
What is a serving size of fruit?
 
One serving size of fruit is one medium apple, banana or orange or 3/4 cup fruit juice.
What is on serving size of bread?
 
One serving size of bread is one slice.
What is a serving size of cereal?
 
One serving size of cereal is one ounce ready-to-eat cereal.
What is one serving size of cereal, rice and pasta?
 
One serving size of cereal, rice or pasta is 1/2 cup.

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