Food Groups
More or Less
Things on a Label
Nutrients
Name 2
100
bread, cereal, wheat, rice, corn, oats, barley, noodles, popcorn, crackers
What is the Grain Group?
100
Fat
What is less?
100
another name for sugar
What is corn syrup, fructose, maltose, dextrose, sucrose, honey, maple syrup?
100
Helps your body's cells grow and repair
What is Protein?
100
Fats you should avoid
What are trans and saturated fats?
200
Broccoli, spinach, carrots, potatoes, pumkin, corn, peas
What is the Vegetable Group?
200
Salt
What is Less?
200
types of fat
What are saturated and trans?
200
Carries out waste, carries food to cells, and keeps your body at the correct temperature
What is water?
200
Fats or oils that are beneficial to your health
What are poly and monounsaturated fats?
300
Apples, Bananas, Cherries, Berries, Grapes, Lemons, Oranges, Peaches, Pears, Pineapples,
What is the Fruit Group?
300
Sugar
What is Less?
300
The amount in the container
What is the serving size or amount?
300
The body's main source of energy
What are carbohydrates?
300
Problems from eating too much saturated and trans fat
What are high chloesterol, clogged arteries, heart disease?
400
Cheese, Yogurt, Ice Cream
What is the Milk Group?
400
Fiber
What is more?
400
amounts of fat, cholesterol, and sodium in the food
What are nutrients to limit?
400
Regulates many body processes
What are vitamins?
400
Whole-grain foods
What are brown rice, oatmeal, popcorn, whole-wheat bread, whole grain cereal, whole wheat rolls, whole-grain cornmeal?
500
Beef, Ham, Pork, Chicken, Fish, Turkey
What is the Meat Group?
500
calcium
What is more?
500
Amounts of fiber, vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron in a diet
What nutrients to get?
500
Build bones and teeth
What is calcium?
500
colors of vegetables that pack the most nutrition
What are orange and dark green?
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