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Unformatted text preview: The American Diet Heavy on meat and Potatoes Light on fruits and vegetables Guidelines 4 food groups Food Guide Pyramid Recommended Daily Allowances/DRIs, Daily Values 5 a - day NLEA National Labeling and Education Act Food Guide Pyramid/MyPyramid How many servings? Add Variety Include Activity Dont forget water! Whats a serving? Bread 1 slice Milk 1 cup Cereal 1 cup Yogurt 8 oz Bagel/bun Meat/Fish 4 oz Pasta cup Soft pretzel? Fruits &amp; Vegetables 1pc or to 1 cup ** 5 a day** Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) EARs Estimated Average Requirement RDAs - Recommended Dietary Allowances AI Adequate Intake UL Tolerable Upper Intake Level Daily Values- standards developed by FDA to represent needs of a typical consumer...
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