Grains give carbohydrates and some vitamins and minerals. Vegetables and fruits give a lot of vitamins, some minerals, and few fats, but fruits often have more calories and sugar. Dairy products (like milk, cheese, yogurt, etc.) have protein, some fat, and a lot of calcium, an element that helps build strong bones. Meat have protein, some fat, and B vitamins. Fats, oils, and sweets give calories, fats, and sugars but not a lot of nutrition.
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- Brusie, Chaunie (2017-10-03). "How Did The Government Get The Food Pyramid So Terribly Wrong?". HealthyWay. Retrieved 2021-05-07.
- Willett, Meir J. Stampfer,Walter C. "Rebuilding the Food Pyramid". Scientific American. Retrieved 2021-05-07.