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Mediterranean Diet Score: Legumes

2. Do you eat more than 1 3/4 ounces of legumes per day (2 ounces for men)?

1 3/4 ounces is...

Peanut Butter

about 1/4 cup canned chick peas
about 3 tablespoons peanut butter
about 1/4 cup raw lentils
about 1/3 cup canned kidney beans
about 1/3 cup roasted soybeans
about 2/3 cup frozen peas

Score:

Give yourself 1 point if you eat more than 1 3/4 ounces of legumes (on average) per day (2 ounces for men).

Give yourself 0 points for less than 1 3/4 ounces of legumes (on average) per day (2 ounces for men).

Why is this important?

Question 3: Fruit or Nuts »