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Grains and Breads SERVING SIZE for Kids


GROUP A MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP A
  • Bread type coating
  • Bread sticks (hard)
  • Chow mein noodles
  • Crackers  (saltines and snack crackers)
  • Croutons
  • Pretzels (hard)
  • Stuffing (dry) Note: weights apply to bread in stuffing.
1  serving  = 20 gm or 0.7 oz

¾  serving  = 15 gm or 0.5 oz

½  serving  = 10 gm or 0.4 oz

¼  serving  =   5 gm or 0.2 oz

GROUP B MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP B
  • Bagels
  • Batter type coating
  • Biscuits
  • Breads (white, wheat, whole wheat, French, Italian)
  • Buns (hamburger and hotdog)
  • Crackers (graham crackers – all shapes, animal crackers)
  • Egg roll skins
  • English muffins
  • Pita bread (white, wheat, whole wheat)
  • Pizza crust
  • Pretzels (soft)
  • Rolls (white, wheat, whole wheat, potato)
  • Tortillas (wheat or corn)
  • Tortilla chips (wheat or corn)
  • Taco shells
1  serving  = 25 gm or 0.9 oz

¾  serving  = 19 gm or 0.7 oz

½  serving  = 13 gm or 0.5 oz

¼  serving  =   6 gm or 0.2 oz

GROUP C MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP C
  • Cookies  (plain)
  • Cornbread
  • Corn muffins
  • Croissants
  • Pancakes
  • Pie crust (dessert pies 2, fruit turnovers 3, and meat/meat alternate pies)
  • Waffles
1 serving   =  31 gm or 1.1 oz

¾ serving  =  23 gm or 0.8 oz

½ serving  =  16 gm or 0.6 oz

¼ serving  =    8 gm or 0.3 oz


GROUP D
MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP D
  • Doughnuts  (cake and yeast raised, unfrosted)
  • Granola bars (plain)
  • Muffins (all, except corn)
  • Sweet roll  (unfrosted)
  • Toaster pastry  (unfrosted)
1 serving  =  50 gm or 1.8 oz

¾ serving  =  38 gm or 1.3 oz

½ serving  =  25 gm or 0.9 oz

¼ serving  =  13 gm or 0.5 oz

GROUP E MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP E
  • Cookies (with nuts, raisins, chocolate pieces and/or fruit purees)
  • Doughnuts  (cake and yeast raised, frosted or glazed)
  • French toast
  • Grain fruit bars
  • Granola bars (with nuts, raisins, chocolate pieces and/or fruit)
  • Sweet rolls  (frosted)
  • Toaster pastry  (frosted)
1 serving   =  63 gm or 2.2 oz

¾ serving  =  47 gm or 1.7 oz

½ serving  =  31 gm or 1.1 oz

¼ serving  =  16 gm or 0.6 oz

GROUP F MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP F
  • Cake 2 (plain, unfrosted)
  • Coffee cake
1 serving  =  75 gm or 2.7 oz

¾ serving  =  56 gm or 2 oz

½ serving  =  38 gm or 1.3 oz

¼ serving  =  19 gm or 0.7 oz

GROUP G MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP G
  • Brownies (plain)
  • Cake  (all varieties, frosted)
1 serving   = 115 gm or 4 oz

¾ serving   =  86 gm or 3 oz

½ serving   =  58 gm or 2 oz

¼ serving   =  29 gm or 1 oz

GROUP H MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP H
  • Barley
  • Breakfast cereals (cooked)
  • Bulgur or cracked wheat
  • Macaroni (all shapes)
  • Noodles (all varieties)
  • Pasta (all shapes)
  • Ravioli (noodle only)
  • Rice (enriched white or brown)
1 serving  =  ½ cup cooked  (or 25 gm dry)
GROUP I MINIMUM SERVING SIZE FOR GROUP I
  • Ready to eat breakfast cereal (cold dry) 
1 serving  =  ¾ cup or 1 oz, whichever is less