Carl Motsenbocker, Melhado, Sydney, Robertson, Crystal | 5/3/2018 3:36:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) meal patterns for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program include five subgroups of vegetables that count toward daily and weekly vegetable requirements. These subgroups are based on the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The subgroups are dark green, red/orange, beans and peas (legumes), starchy and other.
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