USDA Team Nutrition Institute of Child Nutrition
  • Choose a Food group by clicking on an image below, or enter a keyword or food item in the Search field to the right, then click Go. Avoid the use of punctuation.
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  • Food items listed in the Food Buying Guide Calculator, including their item descriptions, purchase units, serving descriptions, notes and serving units, are directly based on food items listed in the USDA’s official Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs.