Food group

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A set of food items grouped together based on similarities in nutrient content and/or use by consumers and identified as a group for dietary guidance. In MyPlate, the basic food groups are "grains"—bread, rice, and pasta; "fruits;" "vegetables;" "milk and milk products"—milk, yogurt, and cheese; and "meat and beans"—meat, poultry, fish, dry edible beans/dry peas and lentils, eggs, and nuts.




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