Unformatted text preview: basic food groups. The daily recommendation is six to eleven servings of grain, most should be whole grains. Three to five servings of vegetables, two to four servings of fruits, two to three servings of dairy, two to three servings of meat for a total of five to seven ounces, and for fats and sweets less then nineteen teaspoons per day. The food that we eat provides energy for our bodies. When a person takes too much or too little malnutrition becomes a problem to a person health. Under nutrition is caused by a person taking in too little. Being under nutrition can cause a verity of symptoms depending on the person and the lack of nourishment they are putting in their bodies. Having less vitamin A can causes vision problems...
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