Understanding the ‘Others’ Food Group (Food Models)

June 15, 2017

From serving sizes to nutrients per serving, National Dairy Council’s online food models can provide more information on foods such as brownies, chips or cake, which may not fit into the recommended daily food groups.

The food models are images that convey the serving size and provide the nutritional information of commonly enjoyed foods. To download the original Food Models Others Group resource, please click the download button on the right and see our tips below. 

10% Fruit Drink
Angel Food Cake

Brownie

Butter
Catsup
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Candy Bar
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cream Cheese
Doughnut
Gelatin
Granola Bar
Gravy
Iced Tea
Italian Dressing
Jelly
Light Ranch Dressing
Maple Syrup
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Pickle
Pie
Popcorn
Potato Chips
Pretzels
Soft Drink
Sour Cream
Sugar
Sweet Roll
Tortilla Chips

*Note: Images are not life-size or to scale.

Tips: By printing the PDF as double-sided, you can create your own Food Models cards. Simply print and cut out each item. Consider laminating the cutouts for additional durability. 

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