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Cent$ible Nutrition Program

1000 E. University Avenue

Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5375

Toll Free: 1-877-219-4646

Fax: 307-766-5686

Email: cnp-info@uwyo.edu

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MyPlate

MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans offer information on the 5 food groups. They offer recommends for how many servings of each group you should eat every day. These recommendations vary by age and gender.

Below are the recommendations for adults. You can find recommendations for children and teenagers in the links.

Fruit

  • 2 cups for both men and women ages 19+

  • To find out more about fruit servings, please visit the fruits section on the MyPlate website

Vegetables

  • 2.5 - 3 cups for men ages 19+

  • 2 - 2.5 cups for women ages 19+

  • To find out more about vegetable servings, please visit the vegetable section on the MyPlate website

Grains

  • 6 - 9 ounces for men ages 19+

  • 3 - 6 ounces for women ages 19+

  • To find out more about grain servings, please visit the grains section on the MyPlate website

Protein

  • 5.5 - 6.5 ounces for men ages 19+

  • 5 - 5.5 ounces for women ages 19+

  • To find out more about grain servings, please visit the protein section on the MyPlate website

Dairy

  • 3 cups for both men and women ages 19+

  • To find out more about dairy servings, visit the protein section on the MyPlate website

The MyPlate website is a great resource for learning about food groups. It can also help you build a healthy diet. To explore its resources, please visit ChooseMyPlate.gov


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Cent$ible Nutrition Program

1000 E. University Avenue

Dept. 3354

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-5375

Toll Free: 1-877-219-4646

Fax: 307-766-5686

Email: cnp-info@uwyo.edu

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