"My Plate" replaces "The Food Pyramid"

MAYS
By MAYS Latest Reply 2011-11-26 18:27:36 -0600
Started 2011-11-24 17:24:52 -0600

The Food Pyramid has been replaced by a new diagram entitled "My Plate."

Find it here by clicking on the link below:

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

What does the new diagram show you?

It shows you how to…

Balancing Calories
● Enjoy your food, but eat less.
● Avoid oversized portions.

Foods to Increase
● Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.
● Make at least half your grains whole grains.
● Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.

Foods to Reduce
● Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals ― and choose the foods with lower numbers.
● Drink water instead of sugary drinks.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

~Mays~


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