Food Groups Servings

Eddie and Jakie

How many servings from each food group do we need each day?

We need 6 ounces of grains

2.5 cups of vegetables

2 cups of fruit

limit intake of fats and oils

3 cups of milk

5.5 ounces of meat, fish, eggs, and beans

Tips on how to eat!

Maximize with nutrient-packed foods, energize with grains, power up with proteins and mix it up with plant proteins, vary your plants and vegetables dairy, balance your meals with a lot of water.

How many glasses of water are we supposed to drink a day?

Many people have other opinions about the amounts of water.The health authorities strongly recommend to drink 8-ounce glasses of water each day, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon.
Servings on your plate!

Foods in the meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, and seed group provide nutrients that are vital for health and maintenance of your body.