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Your MyPlate Plan - 2200 Calories, Ages 9-13

Your MyPlate Plan: 2200 Calories, Age 9-13

Below are the daily recommended amounts for each food group.
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2 cups

1 cup from the Fruit Group counts as:
- 1 cup raw, frozen, or cooked/canned fruit; or
- ½ cup dried fruit; or
- 1 cup 100% fruit juice

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3 cups

1 cup from the Vegetable Group counts as:
- 1 cup raw or cooked/canned vegetables; or
- 2 cups leafy salad greens; or
- 1 cup 100% vegetable juice

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7 ounces

1 ounce from the Grains Group counts as:
- 1 slice bread; or
- 1 ounce ready-to-eat cereal; or
- ½ cup cooked rice, pasta, or cereal

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6 ounces

1 ounce from the Protein Foods Group counts as:
- 1 ounce seafood, lean meat, or poultry; or
- 1 egg; or
- 1 Tbsp peanut butter; or
- ¼ cup cooked beans, peas, or lentils; or

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3 cups

1 cup from the Dairy Group counts as:
- 1 cup dairy milk or yogurt; or
- 1 cup lactose-free dairy milk or yogurt; or
- 1 cup fortified soy milk or yogurt; or
- 1½ ounces hard cheese

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MyPlate.gov is based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025