Table to help adults calculate how many serves of each food groups is recommended
Healthy Eating and the 5 food groups
Use the table below to fill in your recommended number of serves based on your age and gender and use the serving size references to help you with portion control. You can also use the Daily Tally column to monitor your own intake and achieve your optimum intake from the 5 food groups.
What is a Serve?
My recommended Number of Serves
My Daily Tally of Serves
½ cup cooked green or orange vegetables,
½ cup cooked beans lentils or peas, 1 cup of salad, ½ medium potato, 1 medium tomato.
1 medium banana, apple, orange or pear
2 small kiwis, apricots or plums, 1 cup canned fruit (no added sugar).