Tuesday, July 12, 2011

New Food Guide

This is the newest update from USDA healthy eating guides. A shift from the food pyramid, that we have grown up with.

'Food Pyramid' Wall Decal - 18"W x 17"H Removable Graphic

The basis tenents of the food guide are:

 What Should I Eat?: A Complete Guide to the New Food PyramidBalancing Calories

-  Enjoy your food, but eat less.
-  Avoid oversized portions.
- Foods to Increase
- Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.
- Make at least half your grains whole grains.
- Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.
Foods to Reduce
- Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals ― and choose the foods with lower numbers.
- Drink water instead of sugary drinks.

Have a look at http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ for more information. Very useful and simple to navigate.
Showdown At The Food PyramidFood Guide Pyramid Nutritional Chart Art Poster Print - 24x36'Food Pyramid' Wall Decal - 18"W x 17"H Removable Graphic

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