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food group

A general term for a category of food that shares something in common with other members of the group, which includes:
• Carbohydrates (bread, cereals, rice, oats, pastas); 
• Citrus fruits (grapefruits, lemons, melon, oranges, papaya, strawberries, tomatoes); 
• Dairy products (cheese, milk, yoghurt); 
• Fats (butter and margarine, fish and vegetable oils, animal fats); 
• Green/yellow vegetables (Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celery, green beans, kale, spinach); 
• High-protein foods (eggs, fish, legumes, meat, nuts, poultry); 
• Other fruits and vegetables (apples, bananas, grapes, pineapples; beets, potatoes); 
• Yellow vegetables (carrots, corn, cauliflower).

food group

Nutrition A family of foods in the diet. See Balanced diet, Essential dietary component, Food pyramid, Four food groups, Mineral, Vitamin.
Food groups
Carbohydrates Bread, cereal, rice, oats, pastas
Citrus fruits Grapefruits, lemons, melon, oranges, papaya, strawberries, tomatoes
Dairy products Cheese, milk, yoghurt
Fats Butter, margarine, fish or vegetable oil, animal fat
Green/yellow vegetables Brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celery, green beans, kale, spinach
High protein foods Eggs, fish, legumes, meat, nuts, poultry
Other fruits & vegetables Apples, bananas, grapes, pineapples; beets, potatoes
Yellow vegetables Carrots, corn, cauliflower
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