Cereals rations

Cereals servings

Rations of cereals and starches for adults

For adult people rations of cereals and starches should be:

  • A serving of bread or breakfast cereals is 30-40 grams. In household measures, they are about 3-4 fingers of a loaf of bread or 3-4 tablespoons of cereal.
  • One serving of pasta or rice is 60-80 grams. In household measures, a medium bowl.
  • A serving of potato is 150 to 200 g of raw potatoes. In household measures, two small or one large potato.

Rations of cereals and starches for boys or girls

 

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Rice

What is a daily bread ration?

  • For boys and girls under 6 years, 25 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 6 and 8 years, 25 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 8 and 11 years, 30 g per serving
  • For children aged 12 or older, 40 g per serving

What is a daily ration of pasta?

  • For boys and girls under 6 years, 45 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 6 and 8 years, 50 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 8 and 11 years, 50 g per serving
  • For children aged 12 or older, 60 g per serving

What is a daily serving of potatoes?

  • For boys and girls under 6 years, 45 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 6 and 8 years, 50 g per serving
  • For boys and girls between 8 and 11 years, 50 g per serving
  • For children aged 12 or older, 60 g per serving

How many servings of cereals and starches should we eat every day?

A total of 4 to 5 servings of bread, rice, cereals, grains, plus 1 daily ration of potatoes or other starchy food (cassava, sweet potato, etc)

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
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12 May, 2021

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