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Posts tagged Food Pyramid

May 18, 2012

Depends On How You Slice It 

Two side-by-side photos.  On the left, two carrots that grew wrapped around one another, as though they are hugging.  On the right, close-up of a hand holding a packaged twinkie.

How Much Does It Cost To Eat Healthy?

Is junk food really cheaper than healthy food? The USDA says it depends how you do the math.

January 26, 2011

Eat Your Veggies 

Veggies

6 Ways To Get More Veggies On Your Plate

Recent data shows less than 10% of Americans are eating enough veggies—here are some easy and delicious ideas to help you meet your quota!

January 11, 2011

Food Pyramid 

Power Plate

MyPyramid Food Guide Under Attack Once More

A doctor's organization that advocates a plant-based diet sued the government over its MyPyramid food guide.

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 19, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 21, 2010 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

Weekly Roundup: New Food Pyramid, Massive Droughts, Earth Eating

The MyPyramid is rethought, massive droughts threaten, and global diets are compared.

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