USDA MyPlate Five Food Group Gallery (2024)

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Fruit Group

The table below lists some foods in the Fruit Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 cup-equivalent of fruit — or in some cases ½ cup-equivalent.

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acai berries

blackberries

blueberries

boysenberries

cranberries

currants

dewberries

goji berries

gooseberries

huckleberries

kiwifruit

lingonberries (cowberries)

loganberries

mulberries

raspberries

strawberries

apple juice

cranberry juice

grape juice

grapefruit juice

mango juice

orange juice

papaya juice

pineapple juice

pomegranate juice

prune juice

tangerine juice

cantaloupe

casaba

honeydew

horned melon (kiwano)

watermelon

apples

apricots

Asian pears

atemoya

bananas

Buddha’s hand

cactus pears

calamondin

cherimoya

cherries

dates

dragon fruit

durian

feijoas

figs

fruit co*cktail

grapefruit

grapes

guava

jackfruit

kumquats

lemons

limes

loquats

lychee

mangoes

mangosteen

nectarines

oranges

papaya

passion fruit

pawpaws

peaches

pears

persimmons

pineapple

plums

pluots

pomegranate

pomelos

prickly pears

prunes

quince

raisins

rambutan

rhubarb

sapote

satsuma

soursop

star fruit

tamarind

tangerines

tangelos

tejocote

The table below lists some foods in the Vegetable Group divided into its five subgroups: Dark-Green Vegetables, Red and Orange Vegetables, Starchy Vegetables, Beans, Peas, and Lentils, and Other Vegetables.

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amaranth leaves

arugula (rocket)

basil

beet greens

bitter melon leaves

bok choy

broccoli

broccoli rabe (rapini)

broccolini

chamnamul

chard

chrysanthemum leaves

cilantro

collard greens

cress

dandelion greens

dark-green leafy lettuce

endive

escarole

kale

lambsquarters

mesclun

mixed greens

mustard greens

nettles

poke greens

romaine lettuce

spinach

Swiss chard

taro leaves

turnip greens

watercress

acorn squash

butternut squash

calabaza

carrots

hubbard squash

kabocha squash

pimento/pimiento

pumpkin

red and orange bell peppers

red chili peppers

red peppers, sweet

sweet potatoes

tomatoes

100% vegetable juice

winter squash

bayo beans

bean burger

black beans

black-eyed peas (mature, dry)

brown beans

chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

cow peas

edamame (young soybeans)

falafel (spiced, mashed chickpeas)

fava beans (broad beans)

hummus (chickpea spread)

kidney beans

lentils

lima beans (mature)

mung beans

navy beans

pigeon peas

pink beans

pinto beans

soy beans

split peas

white beans

breadfruit

burdock root

cassava

corn

fufu

green bananas

green lima beans

green peas

hominy

jicama

lotus root

parsnips

plantains

potatoes, white

salsify

tapioca

taro root (dasheen or yautia)

water chestnuts

yams

yuca

alfalfa sprouts

arrowroot

artichokes

asparagus

avocado

bamboo shoots

bean sprouts

beets

bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear)

broccoflower

Brussels sprouts

cabbage

cactus pads (nopales)

cauliflower

celeriac

celery

chayote (mirliton)

chives

cucumbers

daikon

drumstick pods (moringa)

eggplant

fennel bulb

fiddlehead ferns

garlic

ginger root

green peppers

green beans

hearts of palm

Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes)

jute

kohlrabi

leeks

lettuce, iceberg

luffa (Chinese okra)

mushrooms

okra

onions

pattypan squash

purslane

radicchio

radishes

red cabbage

rutabaga

seaweed

scallions

snow peas

sorrel

spaghetti squash

tomatillos

turnips

wax beans

yellow squash

zucchini

* Beans, peas, and lentils are also part of theProtein Foods Group.
For more information on beans, peas, and lentils, see Beans, Peas, and Lentils Are Unique Foods.

Grains Group

The table below lists some foods in the Grains Group divided into its two subgroups: Whole Grains and Refined Grains. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 ounce-equivalent of grains — or in some cases 2 ounce-equivalents.

Learn more about the Grains Group.

amaranth

barley (not pearled)

brown rice

buckwheat

bulgur (cracked wheat)

dark rye

injera

kamut

millet

muesli

oatmeal

oats

popcorn

quinoa

rolled oats

sorghum

spelt

teff

triticale

whole grain barley

whole grain cornmeal

whole grain sorghum

whole rye

whole wheat bread

whole wheat cereal flakes

whole wheat chapati

whole wheat crackers

whole wheat pasta

whole wheat sandwich buns and rolls

whole wheat tortillas

wild rice

bagels

biscuits

breadcrumbs

cakes

challah bread

cookies

corn flakes

corn tortillas

cornbread

couscous

crackers, saltine

cream of rice

cream of wheat

English muffins

flour tortilla

French bread

grits

masa

matzo

naan

noodles

pancakes

pasta (spaghetti, macaroni)

pie/pastry crusts

pita bread

pizza crust

polenta

pretzels

ramen noodles

refined-grain cereals

refined-grain crackers

rice cakes

rice paper (spring roll wrappers)

rice vermicelli

waffles

white bread

white rice

white sandwich buns and rolls

* These products are usually made from refined grains but some may also be made with whole grains. Check the ingredient list for the words "whole grain," "whole wheat," "whole corn," etc., to decide if they are made from a whole grain. Some of these foods may be made from a mixture of whole and refined grains.

Protein Foods Group

The table below lists some foods in the Protein Foods Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food and its corresponding ounce-equivalents of protein foods.

Learn more about the Protein Foods Group.

Lean Cuts

beef

goat

ham

lamb

pork

Lean Ground Meats

beef

pork

Lean Luncheon/ Deli Meats

beef

chicken

ham

pork

turkey

Game Meats

bear

bison

deer

elk

moose

opossum

rabbit

raccoon

squirrel

venison

Organ Meats

brain

chitterlings

giblets

gizzard

heart

kidney

liver

stomach

sweetbreads

tongue

tripe

chicken

Cornish hen

dove

duck

goose

ostrich

pheasant

quail

turkey

bayo beans

bean burgers

black beans

black-eyed peas

brown beans

chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

cow peas

edamame (young soybeans)

falafel (spiced, mashed chickpeas)

fava beans (broad beans)

hummus (chickpea spread)

kidney beans

lentils

lima beans (mature)

mung beans

navy beans

pigeon peas (gandules)

pink beans

pinto beans

soy beans

split peas

white beans

almonds

almond butter

Brazil nuts

cashew butter

cashews

chestnuts

chia seeds

flax seeds

hazelnuts (filberts)

macadamia nuts

mixed nuts

peanut butter

peanuts

pecans

pine nuts

pistachios

pumpkin seeds

sesame butter or paste (tahini)

sesame seeds

sunflower butter

sunflower seeds

tempeh

texturized vegetable protein (TVP)

tofu (made from soybeans)

veggie burgers (made from soybeans)

walnuts

Finfish

black sea bass

catfish

cod

flounder

freshwater trout

haddock

hake

halibut

herring

light tuna

mackerel

mullet

perch

pollock

salmon

sea bass

snapper

sole

sushi

tilapia

whiting

Shellfish

clams

crab

crayfish

lobster

mussels

octopus

oysters

scallops

shrimp

squid (calamari)

Canned Fish

anchovies

freshwater trout

herring

light tuna

salmon

sardines

chicken eggs

duck eggs

* Beans, peas, and lentils are also part of theVegetable Group.
For more information on beans, peas, and lentils, see Beans, Peas, and Lentils Are Unique Foods.

Dairy Group

The table below lists some foods in the Dairy Group. If you click on the hyperlinked foods, you will see a picture of a specific amount of that food that counts as 1 cup-equivalent of dairy — or in some cases ½ cup-equivalent.

Learn more about the Dairy Group.

All Fluid Milk

buttermilk

fat-free (skim) milk

flavored milks

lactose-free milks

low fat (1%) milk

reduced fat (2%) milk

whole milk

Milk-Based Desserts

frozen yogurt

ice milk

ice cream

lassi

puddings

sherbet

smoothies

soy milk

all milk-based yogurts (fat-free, low fat, reduced fat, whole milk)

kefir

soy milk yogurt*

Hard Natural Cheeses

cheddar

Gouda

mozzarella

muenster

parmesan

provolone

Romano

Swiss

Soft Cheeses

brie

camembert

cottage cheese

feta

ricotta

Processed Cheeses

American

queso blanco

queso fresco

* Check the label to ensure the product is calcium-fortified.

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