Authors: GOOD
October 18, 2010
GOOD Magazine
The federal government updates its dietary guidelines every five years. Over the years, the guidelines have lead to the Basic Four Food Groups and the Improved American Food Guide Pyramid. Given the conflicting advice from nutritionists and lobbyists, it's unclear how a new visual guide will address the mounting public health problems associated with unhealthy eating when it’s unveiled in December. The Washington Post said that the pyramid may be replaced this year "with a plate of food that visually demonstrates a healthful meal"....
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