12 Aug 2013“Anytime” Foods
These are foods that are good to eat anytime. They are the healthiest foods with nutrients to help you grow up healthy. Examples: fruits and vegetables, nonfat and lowfat milk.
These foods are the least healthy. That’s why they’re once-in-awhile foods.
Examples: French fries, cookies, ice cream.
|FOOD GROUP||“ANYTIME” FOODS||“SOMETIME” FOODS
|Vegetables||Fresh, frozen, steamed, or canned
vegetables (low sodium) without added fat (such as butter) or sauces
|Any vegetable fried in oil|
|Fruits||All fresh and frozen fruits, canned fruits packed in their own juice||Fruits canned in syrup, dried fruits|
|Breads & Cereals||Whole-grain breads, pitas, and tortillas; whole-grain pasta, brown rice, oatmeal; hot and cold unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereals||Doughnuts, muffins, croissants, and
sweet rolls; sweetened breakfast
cereals; crackers, cookies, and chips; cakes and pies
|Milk and milk products||Non-fat and low-fat milk; non-fat and low-fat yogurt; low-fat and non-fat cheese; low-fat and non-fat cottage cheese||Whole milk; full-fat cheese and cheese spreads; cream cheese; yogurt made from whole milk; ice cream, ice milk, and frozen
|Meats, Poultry, Fish, Eggs & Beans||Beef and pork that have been trimmed of their fat; extra-lean ground beef; chicken and turkey without skin; tuna canned in
water; fish and shellfish that’s been baked, broiled, steamed, or grilled; beans; split peas and lentils; tofu; egg whites and substitutes
|Beef and pork that haven’t been trimmed of their fat, fried hamburgers, ribs, bacon,
fried chicken, chicken nugget
s, hotdogs, deli lunch meats, pepperoni, sausage,
salami, fried fish and shellfish, whole eggs cooked with added fat
|Drinks||Water, non-fat and low-fat milk,
unsweetened iced teas and lemonade
|Whole milk, regular soda, sweetened iced teas and lemonade, fruit drinks with
less than 100% juice