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Food Pyramid

Parent Category: Educational

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Based on a 2,000 calorie-a-day diet
Grains:  6 ounces daily
Vegetables:  2.5 cups daily
Fruits: 2 cups daily
Milk:  3 cups daily (kids 2-8, it's 3 cups daily)
Meats & Beans:  5.5 ounces daily 
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 Oils
* Most fats should be from fish, nuts and vegetable oils 
* Limit solid fats such a butter, margerine or lard
* Keep consumption of saturated fats, trans fats and sodium low
* Choose foods low in sugar
LINKS 

Diabetes Food Pyramid
Enchanted Learning: Food Pyramid Quiz
Food Pyramid Challenge
Food Pyramid Game

Food Pyramid Information
Food Pyramid: A Plan for Eating
Healthy Eating Pyramid
Healthy School Meals
Kids:  Nutrition Exploration
KinderStart: Food Pyramid
The Food Guide Pyramid
The New Food Pyramid and Child Nutrition
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
USDA:  My Pyramid
Wikipedia:  Food Guide Pyramid

 

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