Problems with the Pyramid

Published: April, 2006

Print versions of the USDA's new food pyramid, MyPyramid, offer little or no specific information. The Web version, MyPyramid.gov, at least explains what the stripes mean. Your best bet is to start with "Inside the Pyramid".

The pyramid is supposed to be a direct translation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which is updated every five years.

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