01 Jun '11, 6pm

Obama Administration Abandons Food Pyramid

Obama Administration Abandons Food Pyramid

It’s been a symbol of healthy eating for decades or at least the Federal Government’s interpretation of healthy eating. But not anymore, the Obama Administration will be ditching the Food Pyramid and replacing it with a plate-shaped symbol, sliced into wedges for basic food groups and half-filled with fruits and vegetables, according to KFMVB TV . But it’s really not the symbols of healthy eating that matter; it’s what we’re actually eating. I like that the administration is making fruits and vegetables an even bigger part of the American diet. Produce Color and Quality The fact of the matter is that it’s fruits and vegetables that should make up the foundation of your diet. The quality and variety of the fruits and vegetables that you choose also make a huge difference. If you’re going to make fruits and vegetables a big part of your diet, it’s important to reduce the amo...

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