Serving Size Guide
How Do I Measure "1 Serving"?
The USDA MyPlate is a helpful guide that tells you how many servings of food in each of the Five Food Groups you should be consuming daily.
Healthy Eating Plate*
The more veggies — and the greater the variety — the better. Potatoes and french fries don’t count.
Eat a variety of whole grains like wholewheat bread, whole-grain pasta, and brown rice. Limit refined grains like white rice and white bread.
Choose fish, poultry, beans, and nuts. Limit red meat and cheese; avoid bacon, cold cuts, and other processed meats.
Eat plenty of fruits of all colors.
Drink water, tea, or coffee with little or no sugar. Limit milk/dairy to 1-2 servings a day. Avoid sugary drinks.
Use healthy oils like Olive and Canola oil for cooking, on salad, and at the table. Limit butter, avoid trans fat.
* Adapted from Healthy Eating Plate created by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Copyright © 2011, Harvard University
It's hard to remember how much "1 serving" is sometimes, so we've provided this handy chart that will help you visualize and remember 1 serving of the daily essentials! Enjoy!
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