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My Plate
Dairy on My Plate

My Plate
My Plate


Dairy 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:   7.5

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    mozzarella, calcium-fortified, gusto, carving, circular, fluid, cheddar, fans, diagram, daily, cottage, visual, cheesecake, calories, such, delectable
     content words:    United States Department, My Plate, National Dairy Month, Little Chute, Their Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival


Dairy on My Plate
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Eating healthy 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 My Plate that is a visual representation of healthy food portions. This circular plate is divided into four sections for fruits, grains, vegetables, and protein. A blue side plate or glass represents the dairy food group.
 
2     The dairy group consists of foods made from milk, as well as fluid milk products. This group includes milk, and soft and hard cheeses. Processed cheeses are also in this group. Cheddar, Swiss, and mozzarella are examples of hard cheeses. Soft cheeses include ricotta and cottage cheese. Soymilk that is calcium-fortified also counts in the dairy group. The dairy group also includes delicious, delectable desserts such as ice cream, frozen yogurt, and puddings! Of course, these foods also count against your daily portion of "empty calories" because of the high fat and sugar found in them. Some .....
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