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USDA Food Pyramid
Food Group Grains Vegetables Fruits Milk Meat & Beans
10 year-old Male 7 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6 ounces
10 year-old Female 6 oz 2.5 cups 2 cups 3 cups 5.5 ounces
11 year-old Male 7 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6 ounces
11 year-old Female 6 oz 2.5 cups 2 cups 3 cups 5.5 ounces
12 year-old Male 8 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6.5 ounces
12 year-old Female 7 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6 ounces
13 year-old Male 9 oz 3.5 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6.5 ounces
13 year-old Female 7 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6 ounces
14 year-old Male 10 oz 3.5 cups 2.5 cups 3 cups 7 ounces
14 year-old Female 8 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6.5 ounces
15 year-old Male 10 oz 5 cups 2.5 cups 3 cups 7 ounces
15 year-old Female 8 oz 3 cups 2 cups 3 cups 6.5 ounces

Of course you are free to select foods you like to eat, but here are a few ideas, including the food groups they belong to:

Suggested Breakfast FoodsEdit

  • Pancakes (Grains)
  • Oatmeal (Grains and Milk)
  • Cold cereal (Grains and Milk)
  • French Toast (Grains, Meat & Beans)
  • Scrambled eggs (Meat & Beans)
  • Vegetarian breakfast links (Meat & Beans)
  • Bananas (Fruit)
  • Hot Chocolate

Suggested Lunch and Supper FoodsEdit

  • Haystacks (Grains, Meat & Beans, Dairy, Vegetables)
  • Apples, Oranges, Bananas (Fruits)
  • Grilled Cheese (Grains, Dairy)
  • Vegetarian burgers (Grains, Meat & Beans, Vegetables)
  • Vegetarian hotdogs (Grains, Meat & Beans)
  • Vegetarian chili (Meat & Beans, Vegetables)
  • Salad (Vegetables)
  • Fruit juice (Fruit)
  • Spaghetti with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese (Grains, Vegetables, Dairy)
  • Spaghetti with chili, onions, beans, and cheese (Grains, Vegetables, Dairy, and Meat & Beans)
  • Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (Grains, Meat & Beans, Fruit)
  • Macaroni and Cheese (Grains, Dairy)
  • Bread on a stick (Grains)