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food groups
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Definition
A food group is defined as the grouping of food items that have similar caloric and nutrient qualities. According to the USDA, the five major food groups are grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy and meat and meat alternatives. A balanced diet should contain something from each of the five major food groups.
Definition Source
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Broader Term
foods
Related Term
food guides
Spanish
grupos alimentarios
Term Number
40908