The USDA’s Food Guide Pyramid is one of the most widely recognized nutrition education tools ever used in this country. Unfortunately, recognizing this graphic representation of current nutrition guidelines and actually understanding how to put it into practice are two entirely different matters. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to interpret a slight modification of the food pyramid and make it work for your healthy lifestyle.
As researchers uncover more information about nutrition and health agencies discover better ways to disseminate this information to the public, these agencies can and should update their educational approach. Continue Reading →