Friday, March 23, 2012

MyPlate: Nutrition Profile of a Pizza
A tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable

Information based on 1/8 of a 12” Pizza
MyPlate Evaluation

1 srv Grain.              1 slice Whole Wheat Crust
1 srv Vegetable.  1 cup Squash, Mushrooms,Onions, Peppers
1 srv Fruit.   1/2 cup Tomatoes, Pineapples
1 srv Dairy.  1/3 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded, Low Fat
2 srv Protein.  1/2 cup Black Beans

Approximate 385 Calories per slice
Optional Protein: Tofu, Lean Ground Beef, Turkey Sausage

One-fourth cup of cooked beans or peas counts as 
1 ounce equivalent in the Protein Foods Group.)

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