The Body - Food groups

Food Groups Grains Vegetables Fruits Dairy Meat and Beans
Includes Bread, cereal, rice and pasta Healthy vegetables include spinach, broccoli, cabbage, peppers, olives, onions, tomatoes, cauliflower and asparagus Apples, oranges, pears, melons, grapes, bannanas Milk, cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt Meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs and nuts
Daily intake
(USDA recommends)
6 ounces per day 2.5 cups 2 cups 3 cups 5.5 ounces per day
Recommendations Focus wholewheat pasta, whole grain, brown rice and wild rice. Fresh vegetables are best, frozen vegetables second. Always try to have lots of greens. Fresh fruit is the best, frozen second. Try to avoid canned fruit in sugar or syrup. Go for Always try to choose low fat or fat free milk and yogurt. Do your best to choose free range meat and try to avoid pork. Almonds, hazlenuts and walnuts arre healthy. For poultry choose chicken and turkey.

 


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