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Table 1 Recommended servings of each food group and assigned scores

From: Use of dietary diversity score as a proxy indicator of nutrient adequacy of rural elderly people in Sri Lanka

Food group No of servings Assigned scores
Cereals/roots 4 4
Vegetables 2 4
Fruits 2 4
Legumes/lentils 1 2
Meat/fish/egg 1 2
Milk/dairy products 2 4
Total   20