Healthy Eating Plate by Harvard School of Public Health

Use a Healthy Eating Plate that are based on the latest and best science


A picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s why nutritionists use symbols and shapes to answer the question, “What should I eat?” For nearly two decades, the U.S. government distilled its nutrition advice into pyramids. These efforts didn’t accurately show people what makes up a healthy diet. Why? Their recommendations were based on out-of-date science and influenced by people with business interests in the messages the icons sent. This year, the U.S. government scrapped its MyPyramid icon in favor of the fruit-and-vegetable rich MyPlate—an improvement, yet one that still doesn’t go far enough to show people how to make the healthiest choices.

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  1. Reblogged this on sproutpeds and commented:
    Great picture graph for kids and parents to use as they seek to eat healthy and be healthy! Sprout Peds is hosting the upcoming Pumpkin Run at the Northwest YMCA as a way to promote healthy lifestyles for all, but we are especially encouraging people with special needs and disabilities to learn to be active early in life for a lifetime of wellness! #sproutfit #wellness

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