MyPlate at KU

MyPlate at KU

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

ChooseMyPlate.gov

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!