Healthy Eating Plate dishes out sound diet advice

Published: December, 2011

More specific than MyPlate, it pinpoints the healthiest food choices.

With the overload of diet advice out there, it's hard to separate objective, scientific recommendations from those that are slanted by commercial or other agendas. That's why teams from Harvard Health Publishing and the Harvard School of Public Health came up with a graphical approach to healthy eating (below). Harvard's Healthy Eating Plate clarifies and amplifies MyPlate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, pointing you to the healthiest choices among the major food groups.

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