If you answer yes to this question, you likely have had a lesson on the anatomy of MyPyramid. At a glance, MyPyramid is not self-explanatory. It symbolizes an approach to healthy eating and physical activity, but does not necessarily explain it.
Well .. hooray! A redesign of the pyramid is underway and will follow the release of the new Dietary Guidelines this December.
Feel free to read more: Rethinking The Food Pyramid: USDA Aims For ‘Superior’ Guide
Until then, if you are interested in attending or hosting the free class, What’s a Healthy Diet?, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. This class explains what a healthy diet consists of and provides a breakdown of the food guide pyramid.
Maria Ali, RD, LD/N