I’m sure many of you remember the “Food Pyramid” - those dietary guidelines provided for us from the government. Well, in June 2011, the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion replaced the Food Pyramid with “MyPlate.” It is actually a far simpler concept to follow than the Pyramid was. MyPlate illustrates the five food groups using a familiar mealtime visual, a place setting and is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully.
To help us get on this “healthier track”, the website also provides tip sheets. Here is Tip Sheet #1 with 10 tips on how to choose “MyPlate.”
My favorite is #10 – drink water instead of sugary drinks. What’s your favorite?
Check back on www.Zunity.net for the next series of tips.
For more information, visit http://www.choosemyplate.gov