Cereals

Cereals

The Cereal Group forms the base of the Pyramid and a large portion of you meal would consist of foods taken from this group of foods.

Cereals

Each serving in the Cereal Group contains 15 grams of carbohydrates, 3 gms of proteins, a trace of fat and gives about 80 calories.

Examples of one serving of food from this group are:

  • 1 Slice of Bread
  • OR
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • OR
  • ½ cup cooked cereals or
    ¾ cup dry flakes of cereal
  • OR
  • 1 small baked potato

Cereals

  • Bread (White or Brown) 1 large slice, 25 gms
  • Bread (White of Brown) two small slices
  • Pau, 1 Average size
  • Rice, Brown, boiled ½ cup
  • Rice, White, boiled ½ cup
  • Rice, flaked 25 gms weight
  • Chapaties Wheat, 1, approx. 6 inches wide, 25 gms. weight
  • Chapaties, Jowar 1, approx. 6 inches wide, 25 gm. Weight
  • Chapaties, Bajra 1, approx. 6 inches wide, 25 gms weight
  • Chapaties, Maize (Makai) 1, 6 inches wide, 25 gms weight
  • Dosa 1, approx. 10 inches in diameter, 40 gms weight cooked
  • Idli 1, small approx. 30 gms. weight
  • Upma ½ cup
  • Poha ½ cup
  • Dalia ½ cup cooked
  • Atta (Whole wheat flour) 25 gms. weight
  • Atta (Ragi flour) 25 gms. weight
  • Atta (Makai flour) 25 gms. weight
  • Atta (Bajra Flour) 25 gms. weight
  • Atta (Kotu flour) 25 gms. weight
  • Maida 25 gms. weight
  • Spaghetti ½ cup cooked
  • Macaroni ½ cup cooked
  • Noodles ½ cup cooked
  • Porridge ½ cup
  • Potato 1 small , 2 ½ in. Diameter
  • Sweet Potato (Shakarkhandi) 1/3rd cup
  • Yam (Suran) 1/3rd cup
  • Raw Plantain ½ cup

Note: Very starchy vegetables such as potatoes, yam and corn are included in the Cereal List

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