Home and Garden Bulletin

Front Cover
The Department, 1993

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 2 - Use the Food Guide Pyramid to help you eat better every day. . .the Dietary Guidelines way. Start with plenty of Breads, Cereals, Rice, and Pasta; Vegetables; and Fruits. Add two to three servings from the Milk group and two to three servings from the Meat group. Each of these food groups provides some, but not all, of the nutrients you need. No one food group is more important than another — for good health you need them all. Go easy on fats, oils, and sweets, the foods in the small tip of the...
Page 3 - A Closer Look at Fat and Added Sugars The small tip of the Pyramid shows fats, oils, and sweets. These are foods such as salad dressings, cream, butter, margarine, sugars, soft drinks, candies, and sweet desserts. Alcoholic beverages are also part of this group. These foods provide calories but few vitamins and minerals.
Page 2 - Pasta; Vegetables; and Fruits. Add two to three servings from the Milk group and two to three servings from the Meat group. Each of these food groups provides some, but not all, of the nutrients you need. No one food group is more important than another — for good health you need them all. Go easy on fats, oils, and sweets, the foods in the small tip of the Pyramid. To order a copy of "The Food Guide Pyramid...
Page 3 - Vegetables 1/2 cup of chopped raw or cooked vegetables 1 cup of leafy raw vegetables Fruits 1 piece of fruit or melon wedge 3/4 cup of juice 1/2 cup of canned fruit 1/4 cup of dried fruit Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese 1 cup of milk or...
Page 2 - These symbols show fat, oils, and added sugars in foods Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, & Nuts Group 2-3 Servings Vegetable Group 3-5 Servings Fruit Group 2-4 Servings Bread, Cereal, Rice, & Pasta Group 6-11 Servings Figure 8-12 The food pyramid.
Page 3 - Calorie level' about 1,600 about 2,200 about 2,800 Bread group 6 9 11 Vegetable group 3 4 5 Fruit group 2 3 4 Milk group "2-3 "2-3 "2-3...
Page 3 - These are the calorie levels if you choose low-fat, lean foods from the 5 major food groups and use foods from the fats, oils, and sweets group sparingly. ** Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, teenagers, and young adults to age 24 need 3 servings.
Page 3 - Count 1/2 cup of cooked beans, or 1 egg, or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter as 1 ounce of lean meat (about...
Page 8 - ... enough by itself. The foods you eat can also affect how much cholesterol is in your blood. Saturated fat is a kind of fat found mainly in foods from animals. Eating too much saturated fat and cholesterol raises blood cholesterol levels in most people. High blood cholesterol levels can increase the risk of heart disease. It is a good idea to limit the amount of fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol you eat. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA DID YOU KNOW?...
Page 15 - ... Lowfat italian dressing 1/4 cup 1 . Cook macaroni and frozen vegetables according to package directions. Leave out the salt. Drain. 2. Add the green pepper, onion, and lowfat italian dressing. Mix all ingredients. 3. Chill well. 14 Snack Ideas Cinnamon toast with apple juice Cheese slice with fruit cup Cereal with milk Graham crackers with milk Gingersnap cookie with applesauce Wheat crackers with cottage cheese Blueberry muffin with orange juice Peanut butter toast with milk Frozen banana with...

Bibliographic information