How many servings do I need a day

Martin Olmos Rolando Ortiz

Grains

Ages 2-6, women, and some adults-need 6 servings per day

Older children, teen girls, active women, and most men-need 9 servings

Teen boys, Active men-need 11 servings

The amount of servings depends on calories and the amount most take is between 1600 to 2000

Meats

1600 calories- You need 3-6 oz (cooked) per day

2000 calories- You need Less than 6 oz per day

Ages 2-6, women, and some adults-2 servings

Older children, teen girls, active women, and most men-2 servings

Teen boys, and active men 3 servings

Dairy

1600 calories- You need 2-3 servings per day

2000 calories- You need 2-3 servings per day

Generally most need 2-3 servings a day and this goes for all no matter what age, caloric intake, and fitness level

Vegetable

1600 calories- you need 3-4 servings per day

2000 calories you need 4-5 servings per day

Ages 2-6, women, some adults-3 servings

Older children, teen girls, active women, most men-4 servings

Teen boys, Active men-5 servings

Fruits

1600 calories- You need 4 servings per day

2000 calories- You need 4-5 servings per day

Ages 2-6, women, some adults-2 servings

Older children, teen girls, active women, most men-3 servings

Teen boys, Active men-4 servings

Pyramid

Food Pyramid represents what you should eat on a daily or weekly basis. This is used to see if you are eating the correct amount of servings of each food. This is also used for a healthy diet and healthy eating to make sure your body has the fuel that it needs.

All your servings depend on height and age