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TABLE H-3 Initial Breakfast and Lunch Patterns Based on MyPyramid Amounts of Food Groups

Food

1,800 Calories

2,000 Calories

2,400 Calories

MyPyramid Amount*

Initial Breakfast Patterna

Initial Lunch Patterna

MyPyramid Amount*

Initial Breakfast Patterna

Initial Lunch Patterna

MyPyramid Amount*

Initial Breakfast Patterna

Initial Lunch Patterna

Fruits (c/d)

1.5

0.3

0.5

2.0

0.4

0.6

2.0

0.4

0.6

Vegetables (c/d)

2.5

0.5

0.8

2.5

0.5

0.8

3.0

0.6

1.0

Dark green (c/wk)

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

Orange (c/wk)

2.0

0.3b

0.5b

2.0

0.3b

0.5b

2.0

0.3b

0.5b

Legumes (c/wk)

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

Starchy (c/wk)

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

3.0

0.5b

0.7b

6.0

0.9b

1.4b

Other (c/wk)

6.5

1.0b

1.5b

6.5

1.0b

1.5b

7.0

1.1b

1.6b

Grains (oz eq/d)

6.0

1.3

1.9

6.0

1.3b

1.9b

8.0

1.7b

2.6b

Refined (oz eq/d)

3.0

0.6

1.0

3.0

0.6

1.0

4.0

0.9

1.3

Whole (oz eq/d)

3.0

0.6

1.0

3.0

0.6

1.0

4.0

0.9

1.3

Meats and Beans (oz eq/d)

5.0

1.1

1.6

5.5

1.2

1.8

6.5

1.4

2.1

Milk (c/d)

3.0

0.6

1.0

3.0

0.6

1.0

3.0

0.6

1.0

Oils (g/d)

24

5.2

7.7

27

5.8

8.6

31

6.7

9.9

Discretionary Calories (kcal/d)

195

41.9

62.4

267

57.4

85.4

362

77.8

115.8

NOTES: c/d = cups/day; c/wk = cups/week; g/d = grams/day; kcal/d = kilocalories/day; oz eq/d = ounce equivalents/day.

aInitial breakfast and lunch patterns are based on 21.5% and 32% of the MyPyramid recommended amount, respectively.

bVegetable subgroups at breakfast and lunch are calculated as cups per 5-day school week at lunch using [(MyPyramid amount/7)*5*0.215] and [(MyPyramid amount/7)*5*0.32], respectively.

SOURCE:

*Britten et al., 2006.



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