Recommends the proportion of foods from each roup that make up a healthy diet
What are the groups on the Food pyramid?
1. grains 2. vegetables 3. fruits 4. oils 5. milk 6. meat & beans
allow you to make healthy food choices and compare nutrional value of foods
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
Guidelines that show the amounts of nutrients that are needed every day
Percent Daily Value
shows you how the nutritional make-up of 1 serving fits into the recommended diet