Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover
The food pyramid, which since 1992 has demonstrated the proper amount of grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat a person should consume per day, is no more.
On Thursday, the USDA rolled out the government's new food icon: A plate divided into two larger sections of grains and vegetables, two smaller sections of fruit and protein, with a glass of dairy on the side.
"When it comes to eating, what's more useful than a plate, what's more simple than a plate?" said First Lady Michelle Obama, who helped unveil the new icon.
Nutrition experts have praised the plate's design, suggesting it's easier to, well, digest than the pyramid it replaced.
Will this new "Pyramid" help your eating habits??