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MyPlate vs. Food Pyramid: A Brief Comparison

The USDA’s MyPlate and the older Food Pyramid are tools designed to help Americans make healthier food choices. But which one is the better tool? The MyPlate system was released in 2011, replacing the Food Pyramid with the USDA’s official dietary guidelines. MyPlate is a simple, easy-to-understand visual that shows the five food groups (fruits, …

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