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  1. What foods are in the fruit group? Credit: Pictures have been adapted from the “Fruits Food Gallery” accessible from: http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/fruits.html# Additional pictures from Microsoft Clipart Funded in part by USDA’s Food Stamp Program and Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The Food Stamp Program provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact your local Food Stamp office or call 1-800-430-3244. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension educational program abides with the non-discrimination policies of the University of Nebraska and the United States Department of Agriculture

  2. Banana — 1 large (8” long)Fruit Group: counts as 1 cup fruit

  3. Fruit Cocktail — 1/2 cupFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  4. Gala Apple — 1 smallFruit Group: counts as 1 cup fruit

  5. Grapefruit — 1/2 medium (4” diameter)Fruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  6. Grapes — 1 medium bunch (about 50 grapes)Fruit Group: counts as 1 ½ cups fruit

  7. Mango — 1 mediumFruit Group: counts as 1 cup fruit

  8. Orange — 1 smallFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  9. Orange juice — ½ cupFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  10. Peach — ½ largeFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  11. Plums — 2 largeFruit Group: counts as 1 cup fruit

  12. Raisins — 1/4 cupFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  13. Strawberries — ½ cupFruit Group: counts as ½ cup fruit

  14. Fruit FRESH CANNED FROZEN DRIED All are good choices!

  15. What counts as 1 cup from the fruit group? 1 cup of fruit 1 cup of 100% fruit juice ½ cup of dried fruit

  16. Apples Apricots Avocado BananasGrapefruit Grapes Kiwi fruitLemons Limes Mangoes Nectarines Oranges Peaches Pears Papaya Pineapple Plums Tangerines Fruit1 cup = 1 cup from the Fruit Group

  17. Berries 1 cup = 1 cup from the Fruit Group Strawberries BlueberriesRaspberries Cherries

  18. Melons 1 cup = 1 cup from the Fruit Group CantaloupeHoneydewWatermelon

  19. Mixed Fruit1 cup = 1 cup from the Fruit Group Fruit Cocktail Packed in Juice or Light Syrup

  20. 100% Fruit Juice 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 1 cup from the Fruit Group 100% orange juice 100% apple juice 100% grape juice 100% grapefruit juice

  21. Dried Fruit 1/2 cup = 1 cup from the Fruit Group Raisins Prunes And Others