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MyPlate: The Dairy Food Group
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.47

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    liquid, kids, calcium, help, pudding, serving, group, cottage, strong, meal, part, place, than, great, half, pint
     content words:    Food Pyramid


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MyPlate: The Dairy Food Group
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     MyPlate can help me make good food choices. It can help you, too!
 
2     MyPlate is new. It took the place of the Food Pyramid. I think MyPlate makes it easier to see what I should eat.
 
3     MyPlate is a symbol. It shows a plate with four parts. To the right of the plate is a blue circle. That circle reminds me that some dairy should be part of every meal. It could be a glass of milk. Kids older than two should drink fat-free or low-fat milk.

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