Goodbye Pyramid, Hello Plate!

MyPlateHave you heard that the food pyramid is no more?  The new symbol is MyPlate, and it is designed to help Americans understand how to build a healthy meal containing all of the food groups.  Few actual recommendations have changed from MyPyramid, but the new symbol is visually easier to understand.

There are also 10 key messages the government is planning to promote, one by one, to help Americans take steps towards a healthier diet.  The first message is to fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables.  This simple recommendation can help you to cut calories and boost the nutritional quality of your meals.  View the other 10 Tips to a Great Plate here.

Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov today to learn more!

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