Sunday, June 5, 2011

Out With the Pyramid And In With the Plate

We can probably remember the food pyramid as our earliest symbol of balanced nutrition. But it seems that our children will be being introduced to a colorful plate as they are taught about healthy eating.

The Department of Agriculture educated the public with its food pyramid for years. But experts have criticized the pyramid and found it lacking in certain areas. The new plate feature should address many of their concerns and be more user-friendly.

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