4) The 11-Food Group Plan

The 11-Food Group Plan
  • The 11-food group plan was suggested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1964. The foods in each of the 11 groups are given in table.
S.No Food group
1. Cereals and millets
2. Pulses
3. Nuts and oil seeds
4. Vegetables
5. Fruits
6. Milk and milk products
7. Eggs
8. Meat, fish and other animal foods
9. Fats and oils
10. Sugar and other carbohydrate foods
11. Spices and condiments

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