Q:

How many servings of grain should you eat every day?

A:

Quick Answer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's recommendations for servings of grain per day vary by age and gender. For instance, a man who is 31 to 50 years old should get about 7 ounces of grain per day. A woman of the same age requires about 6 ounces per day.

Continue Reading
How many servings of grain should you eat every day?
Credit: Maximilian Stock Ltd. Photographer's Choice Getty Images

Full Answer

Seven ounces of grain equal about three to seven servings, which is the average daily amount for an adult. Toddlers, on the other hand, only require about 3 ounces, the equivalent of one to three servings. Overall, about half of the grains any person consumes should come from whole grains, which provide more fiber.

Learn more about Nutritional Amounts & Limits

Related Questions

Explore