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My Plate
Proteins on My Plate

My Plate
My Plate


Proteins on My Plate
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.3

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    tremendous, circular, diagram, seafood, visual, tofu, venison, section, such, amount, healthy, shellfish, which, beef, group, either
     content words:    United States Department, My Plate, In Montana


Proteins on My Plate
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Eating healthy foods can be fun! The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a new way to help people make good choices about what they eat. It is a diagram called MyPlate that is a visual representation of healthy food portions. This circular plate is divided into four sections. One section, colored purple, is for protein.
 
2     Protein comes in many forms and includes seafood, meat, poultry, and eggs. Poultry includes chicken, duck, goose, or turkey. Meat could be beef, ham, lamb, pork, or veal. It could even be wild game, such as venison, elk, or rabbit. In Montana and many other places, people even enjoy bison burgers!

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