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Appendix G2: Original Food Guide Pyramid Patterns and Description of USDA Analyses

TABLE G2-7. Amount of Food From Each Group Recommended in Proposed USDA Food Intake Patterns (in standard size "servings", or other units as noted)
CALORIE LEVEL & AGE GROUPS
FOOD GROUPS
1000
child 2-3
1200
F 4-8
1400
M 4-8
1600
F 9-13 F 51+
1800
F 31-50M 9-13
F 14-18
2000
F 19-30 F 51+
2200
M 31-50 M 14-18
2400
M 19-30
2600
M 19-30
2800
M 14-18
3000
M 19-30
3200 M 14-18
FRUITS 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 5 5
VEGETABLES 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 7
Dark-green 0.29 0.43 0.43 0.57 0.86 0.86 0.86 1 1 1 1.14 1.14
Deep-yellow 0.14 0.29 0.29 0.43 0.57 0.57 0.57 0.71 0.86 0.86 1 1
Legumes 0.29 0.43 0.43 0.71 0.86 0.86 0.86 1 1 1 1.14 1.14
Starchy 0.14 0.43 0.43 0.57 0.71 0.71 0.71 1 1.29 1.29 1.29 1.29
Other 0.14 0.43 0.43 0.71 1 1 1 1.29 1.86 1.86 2.43 2.43
GRAINS 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 11 11 11
Whole grains 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Enriched grains 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5
MEAT AND BEANS
(in ounce eq.)
2 3 4 5 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7
MILK
(2 serv pattern)
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
(3 serv pattern)       3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
DISC FATS
(in g.)
28 30 30 33 36 40 44 46 50 56 66 76
Solid fats 17 12 12 13 14 16 18 19 20 22 26 30
Oils/soft marg. 11 18 18 29 22 24 26 27 30 34 40 46
ADDED SUGARS
(in tsp.)
5 5 5 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 28
TOTAL CALORIES 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 2600 2800 3000 3200

 

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