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These guidelines for daily eating, developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture, can help adults with their food choices.

  • One serving of meat, poultry, or fish is about 2 to 3 ounces. People with small frames need fewer servings than those with large frames.
  • Have 2-3 servings of milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products, preferably low fat or fat-free.
  • Have 2-3 servings of meat, poultry, eggs, fish or plant proteins as nuts or dry peas or beans.
  • Have 3-5 servings of vegetables with lots of dark yellow and dark green leafy varieties.
  • Have 2-4 servings of fruit. Serving size: a medium apple, 1/4 cup dried fruit, 3/4 cup juice