Nutritional Guidelines

MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Serving of Dairy

In general, 1 cup of milk, yogurt, or soymilk (soy beverage), 1 ½ ounces of natural cheese, or 2 ounces of processed cheese can be considered as 1 cup from the Dairy Group. Under the USDA’s guidelines, eggs are part of the protein group and butter is not considered a dairy product. This chart shows recommended daily milk, cheese, and yogurt servings.… Read More MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Serving of Dairy

Nutritional Guidelines

MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Recommended Daily Vegetable Servings

According to the USDA’s new nutritional guidelines for vegetables, daily choices should be selected from among the vegetable subgroups but it is not necessary to eat vegetables from each subgroup daily. However, over a week, try to consume the amounts listed from each subgroup as a way to reach your daily intake recommendation. … Read More MyPlate Nutritional Guidelines: Recommended Daily Vegetable Servings