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TABLE E-7 Current Adult Meal Pattern for Breakfast

Food Componentsa

Total Amount Per Meal

1 Milk (c)

1

1 Fruit/vegetable

 

Juice,b fruit, and/or vegetable (c)

½

1 Grain/breadc

 

Bread (slice)

2

Cornbread, biscuit, roll, or muffin (svg)

2

Cold dry cereal (c)

Hot cooked cereal (c)

1

Pasta, noodles, or grains (c)

1

NOTE: c = cup; svg = serving.

aThe four food items consist of one serving of milk, one serving of vegetable and/or fruit, and two servings of bread or bread alternate (7 C.F.R. 266.20, 1994). Participants may decline one of the four food items.

bFruit or vegetable juice must be full-strength.

cBreads and grains must be made from whole grain or enriched meal or flour. Cereal must be whole grain, enriched, or fortified.

SOURCE: Adapted from USDA/FNS, 2010.



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