LESSONS

Review: Food Groups

Did you identify 2 ½ servings of fruits and vegetables?

You are correct. Let’s take a closer look:

½ cup of cooked lentils Lentils and other legumes are part of the meat and meat   alternatives food group
½ cup of cooked rice Rice is part of the cereal grains, bread, pasta, rice and potatoes food group
½ cup of yogurt Yogurt is found in the milk and dairy food group
½ small banana 1 small banana equals one serving of fruits and vegetables, so ½ of a small banana is equivalent to ½ serving
½ cup of cooked pumpkin ½ cup of cooked vegetables equals one serving of fruits and vegetables
¾ cup of fresh orange juice ¾ cup of fresh juice equals one serving of fruits and vegetables

½ serving + 1 serving + 1 serving = 2 ½ servings