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Food Group Gallery

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Fruits

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Vegetables

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Grains

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Protein Foods

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Dairy

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Fruit Group

The table below lists some foods in the Fruit Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 cup-equivalent of fruit — or in some cases ½ cup-equivalent.

Learn more about the Fruit Group.


Vegetable Group

The table below lists some foods in the Vegetable Group divided into its five subgroups: Dark-Green Vegetables, Red and Orange Vegetables, Starchy Vegetables, Beans, Peas, and Lentils, and Other Vegetables.

Learn more about the Vegetable Group.

* Beans, peas, and lentils are also part of the Protein Foods Group.
For more information on beans, peas, and lentils, see Beans, Peas, and Lentils Are Unique Foods.


Grains Group

The table below lists some foods in the Grains Group divided into its two subgroups: Whole Grains and Refined Grains. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 ounce-equivalent of grains — or in some cases 2 ounce-equivalents.

Learn more about the Grains Group.

* These products are usually made from refined grains but some may also be made with whole grains. Check the ingredient list for the words "whole grain," "whole wheat," "whole corn," etc., to decide if they are made from a whole grain. Some of these foods may be made from a mixture of whole and refined grains.


Protein Foods Group

The table below lists some foods in the Protein Foods Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food and its corresponding ounce-equivalents of protein foods.

Learn more about the Protein Foods Group.

Lean Cuts
Lean Ground Meats
Lean Luncheon/ Deli Meats
Game Meats
Organ Meats

Finfish
Shellfish
Canned Fish

* Beans, peas, and lentils are also part of the Vegetable Group.
For more information on beans, peas, and lentils, see Beans, Peas, and Lentils Are Unique Foods.


Dairy Group

The table below lists some foods in the Dairy Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 cup-equivalent of dairy — or in some cases ½ cup-equivalent.

Learn more about the Dairy Group.

All Fluid Milk
Milk-Based Desserts

Hard Natural Cheeses
Soft Cheeses
Processed Cheeses

* Check the label to ensure the product is calcium-fortified.

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