James Giese

USDA unveils new food pyramid
On April 19, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture unveiled MyPyramid, a new symbol and interactive food guidance system. The new symbol replaces the first Food Guide Pyramid, which was introduced in 1992. MyPyramid is part of an overall food guidance system that emphasizes the need for a more individualized approach to improving diet and lifestyle. It incorporates recommendations from the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which was released by the USDA and the U.S. Dep…

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