Dinner Tonight Pasta Primavera

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*At least half of all the grains eaten should be whole grains.*

Whole grains may lower the risk of heart disease and certain cancers plus help maintain a healthier body weight. Look for the word “whole” before the type of grain bear the top of the ingredients list. For example, “whole wheat” or “whole grain oats”.

 *In general, 1 slice of bread, 1 cup of ready-to-eat cereal, or ½ cup of cooked rice, cooked pasta, or cooked cereal can be considered as 1 ounce equivalent from the Grains Group.*

Daily Recommendation Daily Minimum Amount
Children 2-3 years old 3 ounce equivalents 1 ½ ounce equivalents
4-8 years old 5 ounce equivalents 2 ½ ounce equivalents
Girls 9-13 years old 5 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
14-18 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
Boys 9-13 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
14-18 years old 8 ounce equivalents 4 ounce equivalents
Women 19-30 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
31-50 years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
51+ years old 5 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
Men 19-30 years old 8 ounce equivalents 4 ounce equivalents
31-50 years old 7 ounce equivalents 3 ½ ounce equivalents
51+ years old 6 ounce equivalents 3 ounce equivalents
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