Recommended Food Servings Based on Calories

Dr. Angela Seabright
Carly Getz

| 1 min read

daily servings in food group
Visual representations of the recommended daily servings in a food group are seen throughout the world. Whether it be the old food pyramid or the new MyPlate, we’ve all learned about the standard daily servings in each food group. However, these graphs tend to be one-size-fits all recommendations.
What if you want to employ a lower calorie diet in order to meet weight loss goals?
The chart below illustrates the daily servings, in relation to caloric goals, recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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