Legumes, that is, soy beans, peanuts, lentils, dhal, and other beans, tofu, nuts, and eggs supply important amounts of protein, minerals and some of the Vitamin B. A variety each day is necessary to supply all of the essential amino acids, or the building blocks for each cell in the body.
Two servings each day of this group is recommended. In addition, milk or satisfactory alternates such as soy bean milk, will provide important amounts of calcium, phosphorus, protein and vitamin B2. Three to four cups of milk or soy milk for children and teenagers, and two cups for adults, is the recommended for daily requirement.
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