New Food Guide Pyramid !!!

June 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

Big deal….

So our Department of Agriculture thought it was necessary to update the atrocious Food Guide Pyramid.  This is the best they could come up with?

What exactly are they trying to achieve with this?  I mean do they really think this is going to help the obesity epidemic that we face in this society? Or is it just another pathetic attempt to cater to the grain/corn farmers of our county? Granted it beats a recommended 6 to 11 servings of bread, as we have been told previously. Despite what we are constantly being told, grains are not necessary or essential for optimal health.

It’s hard to argue with the food groups emphasized on the plate, however.  Composing the majority of a meal with fruits, vegetables, and protein is a step in the right direction for anyone.  Nevertheless, these guidelines still seem too impractical to make a difference.

Was anyone unsure of what to eat in the past, and since this informative info-graphic became public now completes every meal just like the picture?

So what’s the solution?

How’s this for starters:



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