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Vegetable Group Question Sheet

Vegetable Group Question Sheet

Introduction

Use the resources about the food group you've been assigned to help you answer the questions on this sheet.


Vegetables
Use the Vegetables (Green) section of MyPlate (http://www.choosemyplate.gov/vegetables) to find answers to these questions. You should read the opening page and then the “What counts as a cup?”

1. You should vary your _____________________to include ________ green and ___________
vegetables and more dry ______________ and _________.

2. List the five subgroups with two examples of each:

Subgroup #1 _____________________________________
a. ___________________
b. ___________________

Subgroup #2 _____________________________________
a. ___________________
b.___________________

Subgroup #3 _____________________________________
a. ___________________
b. ___________________

Subgroup #4 _____________________________________
a. ___________________
b. ___________________

Subgroup #5 ______________________________________
a. ___________________
b. ___________________

Next, go to “How much is needed?”

3. Find the chart and copy your daily recommendation of vegetables for your age.
Girls ________________ Boys ________________

Click on the chart

4. How many French Fries equal the one cup requirement? _______

However, French Fries contain _____________ calories.

Next, click on “Health benefits and nutrients.”

5. Give two benefits of eating vegetables.

 

6. Vegetables are sources of what nutrients:
____________, dietary____________, __________, and vitamins _____, ______, and ________.

Next, click on “Tips to help you eat vegetables.”

7. What are some tips for eating vegetables?

 

Be prepared to summarize in class the Vegetable group by defining it, giving an example, and telling the daily recommendation of vegetables for your age.


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