NOTES: equiv = equivalent; oz = ounce.
aThe range shown spans age-grade groups from kindergarten through grade 3 to grades 7 through 12 for traditional and enhanced food-based menu planning.
bSee Appendix Table H-1 for ounce equivalents.
cMust be enriched or whole grain or made from enriched or whole-grain flour or meal that may include bran and/or germ. Minimum of one serving per day. A serving is a slice of bread or an equivalent serving of biscuits, rolls, etc., or ½ cup of cooked rice, macaroni, noodles, other pasta products, or cereal grains.
SOURCES: Derived from USDA/FNS, 2000a, with additional information from USDA/FNS, 2007b.