Number of Servings a Day for Teenagers

Source: Caring for Your Teenager (© 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics)
Food Group Number of Servings Per Day
 FemalesMales
  Aged 11-24
Total Calories: 2,200
Aged 11-14
Total Calories: 2,500
    Aged 15-18
Total Calories: 3,000
    Aged 19-24
Total Calories: 2,900
Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta Group
6-11 servings
9 servings 11servings
Milk, Yogurt and Cheese Group
4-5 servings
4 or 5 servings Aged 11-18: 4 or 5 servings
Aged 19-24: 2-3 servings
Vegetable Group
3-5 servings
4 servings 5 servings
Fruit Group
2-4 servings
3 servings 4 servings
Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs and Nuts
2-3 servings
6 ounces total 7 ounces total
Total Fat 73 grams Aged 11-14: 83 grams
Aged 15-18: 1,000 grams
Total Added Sugar 12 teaspoons 18 teaspoons