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    • Food Pyramid
      Justine Schafer
      Central Michigan University
    • What is it?
      The food pyramid is a guide to eating healthy.
    • What’s inside the pyramid?
      Does anyone know what the 6 categories are for the food pyramid?
      Grains
      Vegetables
      Fruits
      Milk
      Meats/Beans
      Oils
    • Grains (Orange)
      Examples
      Wheat
      Rice
      Bread
      Pasta
      Oatmeal
      Cereal
    • Vegetables (Green)
      Examples
      Corn
      Peas
      Lettuce
      Tomatoes
      Cucumbers
      Celery
    • Fruits (Red)
      Examples
      Apples
      Strawberries
      Bananas
      Grapes
      Pineapple
      Watermelon
    • Milk/Dairy Products (Blue)
      Examples
      Milk
      Cheese
      Yogurt
      Ice Cream
    • Meats/Beans (Purple)
      Examples
      Chicken
      Turkey
      Beef
      Beans (black, white)
      Peanut Butter
      Almonds
    • Oils/Fats (Yellow)
      Examples
      Oils
      Fish
      Nuts
    • The orange (grains), green (vegetables), red (fruit)and blue (dairy)groups are bigger then then yellow (oils) and the purple (meat). That means that everyone needs to eat more grains, vegetables and fruitsthen they eat of oilsand meats.
    • Review
      Can anyone tell me an example of a grain?
      Vegetable?
      Fruit?
      Dairy Product?
      Meats/Beans?
      Oil or Fat?
    • Source
      United States Department of Agriculture, . "My Pyramid." Steps to a Healthier You. 17 Sep 2009. Web. 6 Oct 2009. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/>.