How Much Food Should I Eat?

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The amount of food you should eat depends on your age, sex, and physical activity level. Here is an example for 2,000 calories.

Grains - 6 ounces
Vegetables - 2 1/2 cups
Fruits - 2 cups
Dairy - 3 cups
Protein Foods - 5.5 ounces

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