YOUR HEALTH

How much is enough?

What type of food and how much of it do you need on a given day? Check out the examples below.

Sample day for 35 year old active female:

Food Guide Servings
Vegetables & Fruit Grain Products Milk Products Meat & Alternatives
BREAKFAST
¾ cup oatmeal with 1 tbsp brown sugar 1
1 small banana 1
1 cup 1% milk 1
SNACK
Apple 1
LUNCH
1 sandwich: 2 slices whole wheat bread; ½ cup tuna -1 tbsp mayonnaise 2 1
½ cup carrot sticks 1
1 cup juice 2
SNACK
½ cup cucumber slices 1
¾ cup vanilla yogurt 1
DINNER
1 cup mixed frozen vegetables 2
75 g fish 1
1 cup brown rice 2
1 cup 1% milk 1
SNACK
1 slice whole-wheat bread 1
1 tbsp peanut butter ½
1 tsp honey
DAILY TOTAL 8 6 3
Recommended servings from Canada's Food Guide 7-8 6-7 2 2-3


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Wave is published six times a year by the Winnipeg Health Region in cooperation with the Winnipeg Free Press. It is available at newsstands, hospitals and clinics throughout Winnipeg, as well as McNally Robinson Books.

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