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Where can I find information on proper portion sizes like 1/2 cup of a vegetables, grains, etc. for my age and weight?

Q. One of the articles advised going to but when I clicked on it, it was not to be found. I would like to get information on proper portion sizes like 1/2 cup of a vegetable, grain, etc. for my age and weight. Can you help me do this?

A. USDA replaced the food pyramid with the MyPlate healthy eating concept. This guide will help you understand portion sizes for the different food groups. Below is a chart that will help you in terms of ‘cups’ of fruits and vegetables recommended.

Find out how much you and your family members need:


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