MyPlate at KU
Did you know KU Dining’s menu options fit into a MyPlate meal pattern?
Dairy: 3 cups/day
Fruits: 2 cups/day
Grains: 6-11 one oz. servings/day
Vegetables: 2.5 cups/day
Protein: 5.5 oz./day
Focus on the new dietary USDA guideline recommendations to consume:
- enough potassium, fiber, calcium & vitamin D.
- only 7-10% of calories as saturated fats
- 20-23% of calories as poly- or mono- unsaturated fats less than 2300 mg sodium daily
- less added daily sugar = 10% or less of daily calories
Choose KU Dining to maximize your healthier food intake!
Visit KU Dining Services NETNUTRITIONTM at kudining.com Use this tool as a great resource for a quick nutritional analysis or to review the ingredient label for many of our menu items!