"So it's one serving each or equal portions?" Questions such as this a not uncommon across Australia from both; children and adults. Help your children understand what a serve is with the following activity.
The Australian Dietary Guidelines group foods together, these are known as the Five Food Groups; grains, vegetables, fruit, dairy and lean meats. They then identify a serving size in each group that have roughly the same amount of key nutrients and kilojoules.
Don't worry about the results too much, this is a great way to find out what you need to learn.
You may be surprised to know that 1 cup of frozen vegetables equals a serve but 1 egg is only half a serve. Take a look at the examples below and take the quiz again (we hope you improve on your results).
Find out more about the Australian Dietary Guidelines at eatforhealth.gov.au