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Look At Your Plate

From Women’s Health Mag.com: Beyond the Food Pyramid Posted on December 2, 2011 by Caitlin Carlson Remember the good old food pyramid we learned about around the time we learned to tie our shoes? In June, the USDA, specifically First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, reshaped the iconic guide to good eating into a circle, calling it MyPlate. The plate, divided into four sections (fruits, grains, vegetables, and protein, with a separate circle for dairy) was designed to inspire Americans to “build” a healthier plate.…

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