The Healthy Plate Overview.

1992 food pyramid diagram

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The USDA has replaced an icon that has been around since my childhood (the food pyramid) with a new, simpler icon – the healthy plate. For those who want to understand how the healthy plate works, why the USDA made the change, and what upcoming initiatives the USDA has to encourage healthy living, Daniel J. DeNoon has written an excellent article over at WebMD here.

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