What Is A Serving?

Eating the recommended number of servings of fruits and veggies every day is easier than you think. Take a look at the serving examples below. In some cases, it might be less than you think.

WHAT IS ONE SERVING?

125 mL (½ cup) fresh, frozen or canned fruits or vegetables
250 mL (1 cup) raw leafy veggies or salad
125 mL (½ cup) 100% juice
1 fruit

ONE SERVING OF FRUIT CAN BE:

1 medium banana
6 strawberries
1 plum
20 grapes
1 medium apple
1 medium peach
½ cup (125 mL) of 100% orange or other 100% fruit juice

ONE SERVING OF VEGETABLE CAN BE:

½ cup (125 mL) broccoli florets
10 baby carrots
1 roma tomato
½ cup (125 mL) tomato juice
½ of a baked sweet potato
1 ear of corn

CANADA’S FOOD GUIDE RECOMMENDS

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For more information go to Canada’s Food Guide

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