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Appendix G2: Original Food Guide Pyramid Patterns and Description of USDA Analyses

TABLE G2-8. Average Amounts Consumed from Each Food Group (CSFII 94-96, mean intake for each age/sex group, in "servings" or other units as noted)
CALORIE LEVEL
AGE GROUP
1000 child 2-3 1200 F 4-8 1400 M 4-8 1600 F 9-13 1600 F 51+ 1800 F 31-50 1800 M 9-13 1800 F 14-18 2000 F 19-30 2000 M 51+ 2200 M 14-18 2200 M 31-50 2400 M 19-30 2600 M 19-30 2800 M 14-18 3000 M 19-30 3200 M 14-18
FRUITS 1.25 1.51 1.72 1.45 1.70 1.32 1.38 1.20 1.19 1.80 1.31 1.38 1.22 1.22 1.31 1.22 1.31
VEGETABLES 1.61 1.87 1.93 2.40 3.00 3.10 2.80 2.71 3.01 3.79 3.81 4.19 4.37 4.37 3.81 4.37 3.81
Dark-green 0.07 0.07 0.05 0.07 0.21 0.20 0.08 0.08 0.14 0.21 0.10 0.17 0.11 0.11 0.10 0.11 0.10
Deep-yellow 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.20 0.17 0.11 0.10 0.15 0.22 0.10 0.18 0.14 0.14 0.10 0.14 0.10
Legumes 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.12 0.15 0.16 0.19 0.16 0.17 0.26 0.22 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.22 0.29 0.22
Starchy 0.82 0.96 1.00 1.22 0.94 1.05 1.40 1.28 1.21 1.35 2.00 1.64 1.99 1.99 2.00 1.99 2.00
Other 0.55 0.65 0.70 0.88 1.51 1.52 1.03 1.09 1.36 1.76 1.39 1.90 1.85 1.85 1.39 1.85 1.39
GRAINS 4.50 5.40 5.99 6.33 5.02 5.57 7.56 6.17 5.97 6.62 9.44 7.94 8.70 8.70 9.44 8.70 9.44
Whole grains 0.69 0.79 0.89 0.93 0.90 0.80 1.12 0.81 0.79 1.11 1.15 1.07 1.01 1.01 1.15 1.01 1.15
Enriched grains 3.79 4.71 5.29 5.42 4.15 4.89 6.51 5.46 5.09 5.59 8.33 7.17 7.66 7.66 8.33 7.66 8.33
MEAT& BEANS
(in ounce equiv.)
2.52 2.87 3.25 3.31 3.76 4.07 4.33 3.80 3.90 5.48 5.91 6.71 6.80 6.80 5.91 6.80 5.91
MILK (2 serv pattern) 1.85 1.84 2.02     1.11     1.26     1.55 1.73 1.73   1.73  
(3 serv pattern)       1.86 1.01   2.27 1.38   1.32 2.34       2.34   2.34
DISC FATS
(in grams)
40 46 50 52 40 48 63 51 49 57 79 74 75 75 79 75 79
Solid fats 23 27 29 30 23 28 36 30 28 33 46 43 43 43 46 43 46
Oils/soft marg. 17 19 21 22 17 20 26 22 21 24 33 31 31 31 33 31 33
ADD. SUGARS
(in tsp.)
13 18 20 23 12 16 26 24 20 16 36 24 28 28 36 28 36
TOTAL CALORIES 1406 1604 1771 1836 1465 1665 2200 1835 1754 2035 2781 2538 2683 2683 2781 2683 2781

 

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