← Healthy Eating chapter 2 section 2 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Food Pyramid Recommends the proportion of foods from each group 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 Why do many packaged foods contain Nutrition Food Labels? These allow you to make healthy food choices and compare nutritional value of foods Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Guidelines that show the amounts of nutrients that are needed every day MyPyramid.gov a website that helps people make make healthy eating choices based on their age, sex, and amount of physical activity Percentage Daily Value Show the percentage of your daily allowance of nutrients gained by eating one serving of that particular food. Grains food group which is the main source of carbohydrates meat and beans food group which is the main source of protein What information is on a Nutrition Food Label? serving size, Calories, Percentage Daily Value, and ingredients What foods should you eat sparingly (not a lot)? fats, oils, sweets Of what food group should you have 6 to 11 servings? Grains: breads, cereals, rice, pasta You should have 2 or 3 servings from each of which TWO food groups? 1. the milk/cheese/yogurt group 2. the meat/poultry/fish/ beans/eggs/nuts group You should have between 2 to 4 servings of which food group? fruits You should have between 3 to 5 servings of which food group? vegetables The bulk (largest amount) of your diet should come from the ____________ of the food pyramid. bottom Why are fats, oils, and sweets at the top of the food pyramid? You should only eat a small amount of these (The pyramid shows this because it is the smallest part of the pyramid).