Indian Food Pyramid

The Indian Food Pyramids And Food Exchange Lists

Vegetarian Foods

In order to understand the Pyramid and how this will help in our understanding of the types and amounts of foods which we would eat, let us break down the Pyramid into its various components.

Later when you see the Diet Charts which are based on the Exchange system, you will see that depending on the calories you would eat in a day, the meals and snacks are divided into servings or portions of these foods.

Each group is symbolized by an icon

Cereals Cereals VegetablesVegetables
MilkMilk Lean MeatsLean Meats
FruitsFruits Fats/OilsFats/Oils
Pulses/DalsPulses/Dals
Vegetarian Foods

In order to understand the Pyramid and how this will help in our understanding of the types and amounts of foods which we would eat, let us break down the Pyramid into its various components.

Later when you see the Diet Charts which are based on the Exchange system, you will see that depending on the calories you would eat in a day, the meals and snacks are divided into servings or portions of these foods.

Each group is symbolized by an icon

Cereals Cereals VegetablesVegetables
MilkMilk Lean MeatsLean Meats
FruitsFruits Fats/OilsFats/Oils
Pulses/DalsPulses/Dals