2010 Dietary Guidelines: How to Eat According to the New Food Pyramid, MyPlate (Page 6)



A portion of dairy equals 1 cup (8 ounces) of milk, yogurt or calcium-fortified soymilk; 1⁄2 cup ricotta cheese or 1⁄3 cup shredded cheese. Three dominos or a tube of lipstick are about equal to the size of a 1.5-ounce portion of hard cheese. Aim for: 3 portions.

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