Comparison of differences in nutrition between Portuguese
and U.S. majority cultures
(pequeno almoço) consists of fruit and
café com leite e pão com manteiga
(coffee with milk; bread with butter).
|| Cereal with
milk, orange juice, fruit, toast, eggs and bacon, are
part of the traditional breakfast.
and dinner are full meals, which may include soup, beef,
pork, fish, bread, cheese and dairy, rice, potatoes, beans,
vegetables, olive oil, and fruits. In the school setting,
children usually benefit from a full hot lunch.
||Lunch is a
light meal (e.g., a sandwich). Dinner is the important
meal. Ordering take-out or eating out is common.