What's in a Meal?

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, 1994 - 114 pages

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Page 3 - Fats, Oils, & Sweets USE SPARINGLY Milk, Yogurt, & Cheese Group 2-3 SERVINGS Vegetable Group 3-5 SERVINGS Fruit Group 2-4 SERVINGS Bread, Cereal, Rice, & Pasta Group 6-11 SERVINGS SOURCE: US Department of Agriculture/US. Department of Hearth and Use the Food Guide Pyramid to help you eat better every day.
Page 31 - Servings Per Container 4 Amount Per Serving Calories 90 Calories from Fat 30 % Daily Value* Total Fat 3g 5% Saturated Fat Og 0% Cholesterol Omg 0% Sodium...
Page 31 - Iron 4% • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your...
Page 3 - Sugars and added) (added) These symbols show that fat and added sugars come mostly from fats. oils, and sweets, but can be part of or added to foods from the other food groups as well.
Page 3 - 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 the fats, oils, and sweets, the foods in the small tip of the...
Page 27 - According to law, every food label must include: • the common name of the product • the name and address of the manufacturer, packer or distributor...
Page 31 - New title signals that the label contains the newly required information. Calories from fat are now shown on the label to help consumers meet dietary guidelines that recommend people get no more than 30 percent of the calories in their overall diet from fat.
Page 72 - Yogurt may be used as meat/meat alternate in the snack only. You may serve 4 ounces (weight) or 'A cup (volume) of plain, or sweetened and flavored yogurt to fulfill the equivalent of 1 ounce of the meat/meat alternate component. For younger children, 2 ounces (weraht) or 'A cup (volume) may fulfill the equivalent of ]A ounce of the meat/meal alternate requirement.
Page 31 - Serving sizes are now more consistent across product lines, are stated in both household and metric measures, and reflect the amounts people actually eat. The list of nutrients covers those most important to the health of today's consumers, most of whom need to worry about getting too much of certain nutrients (fat, for example), rather than too few vitamins or minerals, as in the past.
Page 52 - Hispanic a person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

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